Subject: Re: ncr53c9x changes proposed
To: Gordon W. Ross <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Eduardo E. Horvath <email@example.com>
Date: 04/02/1997 10:16:51
On Tue, 1 Apr 1997, Gordon W. Ross wrote:
> > Explicit structure padding is the easiest alternative.
> By the way, when I write "explicit" I mean that the padding
> referred to is only that which would have been inserted in a
> structure by a compiler that aligns to 32-bit boundaries.
> In other words, the padding members should not change any of
> the structure offsets determined on (i.e.) the sparc.
Shouldn't we be padding for 64-bit machines? Or do all 64-bit machines
need unaligned access trap handlers to deal with unaligned 64-bit values.
BTW, I have seen instances of gcc 22.214.171.124 misaligning `long long's on
Eduardo Horvath firstname.lastname@example.org
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