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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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    Stefan Richter
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