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SubjectRe: [patch] ext2_fill_super breakage

On Thu, 28 Mar 2002, Nikita Danilov wrote:

> Explicit initialization always leaves room for some "pad" field inserted
> by compiler for alignment to be left with garbage. This is more than
> just annoyance when structure is something that will be written to the
> disk. Reiserfs had such problems.

If your structure will be written on disk you'd better have full control
over alignment - otherwise you are risking incompatibilities between
platforms and compiler versions.

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