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    SubjectRe: amd64 questions
    On Wed, Apr 07, 2004 at 12:49:20PM -0400, Chris Friesen wrote:
    > Andi Kleen wrote:
    >
    > >The problem is always the long long alignment. AMD64/IA64 have different
    > >alignment for long long than i386. The emulation was originally tested
    > >on some RISC port, where the alignment is the same.
    >
    > What about a compiler flag to emit i386 code with the more strenuous
    > long long alignment?

    That would break other things, glibc uses long long heavily too.
    The only simple way would be to add the necessary alignment by hand and
    create a special 32bit on 64bit kernel iptables or ipsec.

    -Andi
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