Re: [Open-FCoE] [PATCH 1/3] 24-bit types: typedef and macros foraccessing 3-byte arrays as integers

From: Chris Leech
Date: Wed Sep 10 2008 - 13:45:45 EST

Chris Leech wrote:
> Dave Kleikamp wrote:
>> @@ -62,7 +60,7 @@ struct timestruc_t {
>> */
>> typedef struct {
>> unsigned len:24;
>> - unsigned off1:8;
>> + u8 off1;
>> u32 off2;
>> } lxd_t;
> Shouldn't len here be changed to a __le24? I think this just changed
> the size of lxd_t by a byte.

Never mind, I see that it's a host order field. And presently surprised
to see that gcc combines the 24-bit bitfield with the following u8.

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