[lkml]   [2001]   [Jun]   [9]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
    Subjectchecker suggestion
    Struct padding is a problem. Really, there shouldn't be any
    implicit padding. This causes:

    1. security leaks when such structs are copied to userspace
    (the implicit padding is uninitialized, and so may contain
    a chunk of somebody's private key or password)

    2. bloat, when struct members could be reordered to eliminate
    the need for padding
    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to
    More majordomo info at
    Please read the FAQ at

     \ /
      Last update: 2005-03-22 12:55    [W:0.018 / U:33.440 seconds]
    ©2003-2017 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site