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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH] A generic boolean
Andreas Schwab wrote:
> Jes Sorensen <> writes:
>> Andreas Schwab wrote:
>>> Jes Sorensen <> 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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