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    SubjectRe: Process to push changes to include/linux/types.h
    > 64-bit values align to 4-byte boundaries on some 32-bit architectures like x86 
    AFAIK it's only on x86, no other architecture made this mistake in their
    32bit ABI. But of course x86 is kind of important ...

    > and to 8-byte boundaries on 64-bit architetures. The new __aligned_64 type
    > enforces 8-byte alignment and so structs containing __aligned_64 values have
    > the same alignment on 32-bit and 64-bit architectures. No conversions are
    > necessary between 32-bit user-space and a 64-bit kernel.

    Rest looks good and could be put into Andrew's comment.


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