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SubjectRe: sizeof problem in kernel modules
Alan Shutko <ats@acm.org> writes:

> You can look at other things too... you can memcpy structures, pass
> them into functions, call sizeof, put them in arrays... it _is_ a
> physical representation.

One more tidbit: ISO/IEC 9899:1990 3.14

3.14 object: A region of data storage in the execution environment,
the contents of which can represent values. Except for
bit-fields, objects are composed of contiguous sequences of one or
more bytes, the number, order and encoding of which are either
explicitely specified or implementation-defined.

This would specifically prohibit separating any part of a structure
from the rest.

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