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Date:   Mon, 5 Jul 2021 22:55:24 -0400
From:   "Theodore Ts'o" <>
To:     Michael Forney <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] libext2fs: use offsetof() from stddef.h

On Wed, Apr 14, 2021 at 12:41:28AM -0700, Michael Forney wrote:
> offsetof is a standard C feature available from stddef.h, going
> back all the way to ANSI C.
> Signed-off-by: Michael Forney <>

Thanks, applied.

> Perhaps there is some reason to prefer compiler builtins over libc
> that I'm not seeing?

It's because I pulled container_of from the kernel, and the kernel
header files has to provide offsetof since we don't use the standard
header files --- and it has to work across a bunch of compilers and

						- Ted

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