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Date:	Sat, 1 Dec 2007 21:56:02 +0100
From:	Pierre Ossman <>
To:	Geert Uytterhoeven <>
Cc:	Al Viro <>,
	Andrew Morton <>,
	Sam Ravnborg <>,
	Marcel Holtmann <>,
Subject: Re: m68k build failure

On Wed, 28 Nov 2007 13:34:02 +0100 (CET)
Geert Uytterhoeven <> wrote:

> On Wed, 28 Nov 2007, Pierre Ossman wrote:
> > 
> > Is there no directive we can stick in there that forces a reasonable alignment (e.g. alignment == sizeof(type)) independently of arch?
> We could use something like is used for compat_*.
> E.g. compare compat_s64 in <asm/compat.h> for x86 and powerpc.

Yeah, that could work. Have a header with stuff like this:

typedef u16 __attribute__((aligned(2))) aligned_u16;
typedef u32 __attribute__((aligned(4))) aligned_u32;

and let all structures in mod_devicetable.h use those types.

Now does anyone have the time to code and test this?


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