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SubjectRe: [RFC] Documentation about unaligned memory access
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> Unaligned memory accesses occur when you try to read N bytes of data starting
> from an address that is not evenly divisible by N (i.e. addr % N != 0).

Should clarify that you mean "with power-of-two N" - even more
strictly this depends on the processor, but I'm pretty sure there is
none which supports aligned accesses of N==3...

Olaf
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