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Re: if_flags

In article <>,
Joerg Sonnenberger  <> wrote:
>On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 04:25:33PM -0500, der Mouse wrote:
>> How much of a pain would it be to grow it?  struct ifnet is prepared
>> for it; if_flags is 32-bit-aligned and the next field after it is a pad
>> field.
>As long as you add a second field, it should not be a problem. If you
>want to make if_flags itself 32bit, you have to deal with endianess,
>don't you?

I don't think that there is a binary compatibility issue since ifnet
is not used in ioctls from what I can see.


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