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From: David Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
To: dtor@vmware.com
Cc: schwab@linux-m68k.org, geert@linux-m68k.org,
	rusty@rustcorp.com.au, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-m68k@vger.kernel.org, linux-arch@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Early crash
Date: Mon, 07 Feb 2011 11:27:08 -0800 (PST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20110207.112708.193718501.davem@davemloft.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20110207165829.GA13101@dtor-ws.eng.vmware.com>

From: Dmitry Torokhov <dtor@vmware.com>
Date: Mon, 7 Feb 2011 08:58:29 -0800

> But, theoretically speaking, nothing stops GCC to align pointers with
> "gaps" as well? Let's say having everything (or some) aligned on
> quadword boundary even though arch is 32 bit?

The alignment business only applies to aggregates (ie. structs and
unions).

This has been confirmed via several weeks of expermentation with
different GCC versions on different platforms as well.

  reply	other threads:[~2011-02-07 19:26 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-02-01 20:33 Early crash (was: Re: module: show version information for built-in modules in sysfs) Geert Uytterhoeven
2011-02-01 21:09 ` Dmitry Torokhov
2011-02-01 22:03   ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2011-02-01 22:26     ` Dmitry Torokhov
2011-02-02 14:48       ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2011-02-02 19:42         ` Dmitry Torokhov
2011-02-02 22:52           ` Andreas Schwab
2011-02-02 23:59             ` Dmitry Torokhov
2011-02-03  0:10               ` Andreas Schwab
2011-02-03  0:24                 ` Dmitry Torokhov
2011-02-03 17:38                   ` Andreas Schwab
2011-02-07  8:19                   ` Dmitry Torokhov
2011-02-07  8:50                     ` Early crash David Miller
2011-02-07 16:58                       ` Dmitry Torokhov
2011-02-07 19:27                         ` David Miller [this message]
2011-02-07 19:28                           ` Dmitry Torokhov
2011-02-08  3:12                           ` Rusty Russell
2011-02-08  3:31                             ` David Miller

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