Re: [PATCH 12/35] workqueue: update cwq alignement

From: Frederic Weisbecker
Date: Tue Jun 29 2010 - 11:47:34 EST

On Tue, Jun 29, 2010 at 05:42:22PM +0200, Tejun Heo wrote:
> Hello,
> On 06/29/2010 02:36 PM, Frederic Weisbecker wrote:
> > But then, if each cpu pointers are aligned, the struct itself doesn't need
> > to be aligned in its size right? It would need to if multiple elements
> > were allocated per cpu but for this struct we only have one per cpu. So
> > what seems to matter wrt alignment is only the base pointer of these structs,
> > not the size.
> Yeap, sure, but how does it matter?

It means the size of the struct itself doesn't need to aligned to anything.

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