Subject: Re: cross-cygwin32; alignement problems
To: Martin Husemann <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Arto Huusko <email@example.com>
Date: 10/03/2001 19:18:44
On 03-Lok-01, Martin wrote:
>> The w32api defines the PRINTDLG structure in commdlg.h file. The
>> "sizeof" of this structure ends up wrong, preventing me from using it.
>> In the structure, there are 5 WORD fields followed by 32 bit fields
>> and apparently the compiler inserts two bytes of padding after the
> I don't know which version of that file you are using, but mine includes
> "pushpack1.h", which then uses #pragma pack to set alignement to 1 byte.
> (Conditionalized on _MSC_VER >= 800)
It is the file from w32api version 1.1 or smth (i.e. not Microsoft's).
It does have at the beginning the #pragma pack(push,1) line.
> To be usefull, the cross compiler needs to honour #pragma pack(push),
> #pragma pack(<number>) and #pragma pack(pop).
Apparently the i386-cygwin32 cross-compiler does not honour it. It
works just fine with the real cygwin's compiler (gcc 2.95.something).
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