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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Fix/add raw1394 CONFIG_COMPAT code
Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Monday 07 May 2007, Petr Vandrovec wrote:
>> +struct raw1394_cycle_timer32 {
>> + __u32 cycle_timer;
>> + __u64 local_time;
>> +} __attribute__((packed));
>
> Note that this data structure only needs conversion on x86_64 and ia64, but
> not on powerpc and other 64 bit architectures that align __u64 also in
> 32 bit mode.

Is this conversion just unnecessary or actually harmful on ppc64 and others?
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