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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
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