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Date:   Wed, 4 Mar 2020 16:05:21 -0800
From:   Shannon Nelson <>
To:     Jakub Kicinski <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 net-next 2/8] ionic: remove pragma packed

On 3/4/20 11:54 AM, Jakub Kicinski wrote:
> On Tue,  3 Mar 2020 20:20:07 -0800 Shannon Nelson wrote:
>> Replace the misguided "#pragma packed" with tags on each
>> struct/union definition that actually needs it.  This is safer
>> and more efficient on the various compilers and architectures.
>> Signed-off-by: Shannon Nelson <>
> Ah, I think I missed this pragma in original review :S
> nit: I think __packed is preferred

I was hoping to keep with the __attribute__((packed)) format, as I found 
in other kernel headers, as this file is shared in places that don't 
understand the __packed shorthand.  However, with Dave's added urging, 
I'll fix that in v3.


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