Re: [PATCH] USB: ehci: use packed,aligned(4) instead of removing the packed attribute

From: Arnd Bergmann
Date: Mon Jun 20 2011 - 16:09:16 EST

On Monday 20 June 2011 19:39:34 Alexander Holler wrote:
> That packed without an additional aligned() caused errors on ARM with
> gcc 4.6 is another problem which got (currently) fixed by removing packed.

Packed caused errors because it is *wrong*. The code as it was used undefined
behavior in the language.

> But this introduces imho doubts and uncertainty about if padding bytes
> could be between the members, therefore I would prefer to use packed
> with aligned instead of removing the packed.

Packing was never an issue here, please stop talking about it.

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