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SubjectRe: Process to push changes to include/linux/types.h
Jan Engelhardt <> writes:

> I would be interested in knowing whether you - in whichever subsystems
> you happen to be active - would even need aligned_u64. Right now,
> the only users seem to be PPP and scsi_tgt besides Netfilter.

Using aligned_u64 is good practice to avoid problems with the
32bit/64bit compat layer. I would recommend it to anyone
adding a new user space interface passing a 64bit value.

-- -- Speaking for myself only.

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