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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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