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Date:	Thu, 12 Jun 2008 10:52:28 +0800
From:	Ian Kent <>
To:	Mikael Pettersson <>
Cc:	Pavel Emelyanov <>,
	autofs mailing list <>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,
	Konstantin Khlebnikov <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] autofs4: fix 32-bit userspace vs 64-bit
	kernel	communications

On Wed, 2008-06-11 at 16:29 +0200, Mikael Pettersson wrote:
> Ian Kent writes:
>  > What about other arches offer 32-bit within a 64-bit environment (has
>  > this been the case on sparc64 at some point)?
>  > What about the compiler padding on these?
> Both ppc64 and sparc64 commonly have 32-bit userspaces.
> But 64-bit and mixed 32/64-bit userspaces are of course possible.

I believe that both these archs have the same alignment characteristics
a x86_64. Can anyone confirm that?


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