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    SubjectRe: BUG/PATCH: include/asm-*/fcntl.h
    I just wrote:
    > > Albert D. Calahan writes:
    [ alignment problems with struct flock64 ]
    > >
    > I didn't invent the definition for struct flock64.
    > The definition is in the test7-patch, and it's identical in
    > include/asm-i386/fcntl.h and in include/asm-sparc/fcntl.h

    And in include/asm-sparc64/fcntl.h, we have

    struct flock {
    short l_type;
    short l_whence;
    off_t l_start;
    off_t l_len;
    pid_t l_pid;
    short __unused;
    #ifdef __KERNEL__
    #define flock64 flock

    This definition for flock64 was also introduced in the test7-patch.
    I reused it for the ia64-architecture fcntl.h in my patch.
    On a 64 bit plattform there most probably are alignment problems with the


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