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

> On Thu, 17 May 2007 18:09:50 +0300 Artem Bityutskiy
> <> 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).


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