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Re: kern/39897: sizeof(struct gpt_hdr);
The following reply was made to PR kern/39897; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Jason Thorpe <thorpej%shagadelic.org@localhost>
To: David Laight <david%l8s.co.uk@localhost>
Subject: Re: kern/39897: sizeof(struct gpt_hdr);
Date: Tue, 11 Nov 2008 16:56:14 -0800
On Nov 11, 2008, at 3:55 PM, David Laight wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 07:00:01PM +0000, jakllsch%kollasch.net@localhost
>>> Synopsis: sizeof(struct gpt_hdr); is "wrong" on amd64
>> Perhaps add a '__packed' attribute to the GPT structures.
> There is a typedef for a 64bit int with 32bit alignment somewhere.
> That is better than applying packed to the entire structure.
No, there's not.
The problem is likely due to the fact that the struct has 3 uint32_t's
at the end, rather than 2 or 4.
> David Laight: david%l8s.co.uk@localhost
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