[LinuxBIOS] drop struct lb_uint64?
Eric W. Biederman
ebiederman at lnxi.com
Sun Nov 13 11:07:26 CET 2005
yhlu <yinghailu at gmail.com> writes:
> interesting, So even new gcc on x86 still default uint64_t to 32bit alignment?
It's a murky area of the C ABI but I don't think the implementation has
changed. I know gcc and Intel's C compiler were at disagreement over
that one at one point. But I would have to read through the release
notes to see.
If gcc has changed on x86 it is even more important that the field is
not implemented as a uint64_t. Because unfortunately it is preceded
by a 32bit number which means that field should only be 32bit aligned.
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