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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/2] jump label: update for .39
    * Steven Rostedt (rostedt@goodmis.org) wrote:
    > On Thu, 2011-03-10 at 16:22 -0500, Mathieu Desnoyers wrote:
    >
    > > > Anyway, I think the best thing for now is to have Jason add
    > > > the .align(sizeof(long)) in the inline assembly for all locations and be
    > > > done with it.
    > >
    > > You seem to be contradicting yourself here. I'm concerned about having
    > > "structures" of a size not power of two. Can we simply either
    >
    > But we don't have structures. We have data that has been allocated in
    > assembly. Come to think of it, it may be best to keep these as
    > ".align 4".

    The .align 4 is certainly not the right answer, because it will trigger
    unaligned accesses on some 64-bit architectures, as we have faced with
    trace event.

    Mathieu

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    Mathieu Desnoyers
    Operating System Efficiency R&D Consultant
    EfficiOS Inc.
    http://www.efficios.com


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