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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Add dm-userspace to the Xen kernel

On Mon, Jun 12, 2006 at 07:52:06AM -0700, Dan Smith wrote:
> BB> 2. Why do you use a construct which gives different allignment on
> BB> i386 and x86_64? (i386 alligns 64bit ints on 32bit, x86_64 on
> BB> 64bit
> I assume you mean because there are an odd number of 32-bit fields, is
> that correct?  The answer to the question is: "because I haven't given
> much thought to x86_64 issues yet" :).  This week, I plan to test on
> x86_64, so I can submit another patch with resolutions to any other
> x86_64 issues that may be present, if it's likely to be accepted.

The problem is not between x86_64 kernel and userspace, but if you mix
x86_64 kernel and i386 userland, which is allowed.


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