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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ubi: kill homegrown endian macros
From: Artem Bityutskiy <>
Date: Thu, 17 May 2007 17:50:43 +0300

> Well, I see the good side of your change - no home-brewed media<->cpu
> things. Fair enough and nice. But why don't you make __be32 a struct
> (just like I do) so that compiler could complain then?

structs get passed on the stack instead of via registers, regardless
of size, when passed as arguments on some architectures, so there is a
terrible performance cost of doing things that way
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