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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] ubi: kill homegrown endian macros
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    On Thu, 17 May 2007 10:29:31 -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:

    > On Thu, 17 May 2007 18:09:50 +0300 Artem Bityutskiy
    > <dedekind@infradead.org> wrote:
    >
    > umm.. I'd say what you've done in there is an improvement to the
    > exiting stuff: getting gcc to check it is better than having to use
    > sparse.
    >
    > I'd have expected gcc to generate poorer code with your approach but I'm
    > showing zero text size changes from Christoph's patch (gcc-4.1 and
    > gcc-3.4.5).
    >
    >
    On which arch did you try ?
    X86 where unaligned access are ok ?

    On arch that don't support aligned access, packed struct access will be
    done byte per byte (but it could be the expected behavior if there
    unaligned access).

    Matthieu

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