Johannes Sixt <j...@kdbg.org> writes:
> I think that a compiler that has different size and alignment requirements
> for the proposed struct object_id and an unsigned char would, strictly
> speaking, not be a "C" compiler.
Unlike arrays, a struct can have arbitrary internal padding. It is
perfectly compliant (and even reasonable) to make struct object_id
require 8 byte alignment, adding 4 bytes of padding at the end.
Andreas Schwab, sch...@linux-m68k.org
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