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SubjectRe: [patch 2.6.13] document alignment and byteorder macros
From: Ed L Cashin <>
Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2005 15:22:01 -0400

> This patch comments the fact that although passing le64_to_cpup et
> al. is within the intended use of the byteorder macros, using
> get_unaligned is the recommended way to go.
> Please speak up if there's a better place for this documentation to go
> or a better way to say it.
> document alignment and byteorder macros
> Signed-off-by: Ed L. Cashin <>

I think this is fine, I'll merge this in with my sparc64
fix when I send that upstream.

Please merge the AOE change to use get_unaligned() when
you get a chance.

Thanks a lot.
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