Re: [tip:x86/x32] x32: Fix alignment fail in struct compat_siginfo

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Wed Apr 18 2012 - 20:10:00 EST

On 04/18/2012 04:54 PM, H.J. Lu wrote:
>> We could. If we want to align the substructures then we need some major
>> surgery to the compat_siginfo handling though.
> Since there will be no x32 kernel, align struct siginfo to 8byte for x32
> will only be for user space code. It shouldn't be a problem for kernel.

Well, for aligning the whole structure I don't think there is any change
to the kernel at all...


H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
I work for Intel. I don't speak on their behalf.

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