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    SubjectRe: [BUG] SLOB breaks Crypto
    On Wed, May 19, 2010 at 12:20:34AM +0100, David Woodhouse wrote:
    > It would be better if the minimum alignment was exposed to generic code
    > though -- you're right that the CPP tests in linux/crypto.h really
    > shouldn't have to exist. If it wasn't for that, then the crypto problem
    > wouldn't have occurred.

    While this problem wouldn't have occurred, we would instead have
    data corruption/alignment faults on architectures such as sparc32
    or ARM that require 64-bit alignment for 64-bit objects.

    So no getting rid of them isn't going to fix things either. Of
    course I have no objections to moving this into slab.h or a similar
    location should anyone be willing to do the hard work.

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