Re: [RFC][PATCH] A generic boolean

From: Jes Sorensen
Date: Fri Aug 04 2006 - 14:42:31 EST

Andreas Schwab wrote:
Jes Sorensen <jes@xxxxxxx> writes:

Andreas Schwab wrote:
Jes Sorensen <jes@xxxxxxx> writes:

We know that today long is the only one that differs and that
m68k has horrible natural alignment rules for historical reasons, but
besides that it's pretty sane.
Try determining the alignment of u64 on i386. You will be surprised.
If thats the case, then thats really scary :-(

That's how the ABI is defined.

That the ABI for long long or the ABI for uint64_t? Given that u64 is a
Linux thing, it ought to be ok to do the alignment the right way within
the kernel.


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