Re: [PATCH 2/6]: powerpc/cell spidernet low watermark patch.

From: David Miller
Date: Wed Aug 23 2006 - 18:02:01 EST

From: linas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Linas Vepstas)
Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2006 16:36:42 -0500

> I could create a searate patch to change struct descr {} to split
> the u32 into several u8's; there's a dozen spots that get touched.
> Alternatel, I could do a cheesy cast to char[4] and access that way.
> Opinions?

The most portable scheme would be a "u32/u8[4]" union with
appropriate endianness checks when determining which byte
to access in the u8[] view.
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