Re: [PATCH 0/3] [GIT PULL][v2.6.38] tracing: fix unaligned eventarrays

From: Steven Rostedt
Date: Wed Jan 26 2011 - 13:55:16 EST

On Wed, 2011-01-26 at 07:47 +0100, Ingo Molnar wrote:

> > Mathieu Desnoyers (3):
> > Introduce __u64_aligned and U64_ALIGN() for structure alignment in custom sections
> > tracing: Fix sparc64 alignment crash with __u64_aligned/U64_ALIGN()
> > tracepoints: Use __u64_aligned/U64_ALIGN()
> >

> Pulled, thanks a lot Steve!
> Ingo

Hi Ingo,

We (well Peter really) just discovered that this can cause alignment
issues with gcc 4.4.4 and 4.4.5 (I unfortunately only tested it with gcc
4.5.1). We are currently looking into fixing it.

Letting you know so that you don't push this off to Linus ;-)

-- Steve

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