Christopher Browne wrote:

Actually, there is a reason NOT to apply the patch in general on all
platforms; it introduces logic (an if {} else {} statement) in a place
where there wasn't previously one, which *presumably* slows things
down somewhat.  I don't know if the memcpy() calls are invoked so
often as to make this material; it's hard to tell.

That's why they invented #ifdef ;-)

Of course, the patch is more than somewhat strange anyway. I don't think it should be applied unless we actually know what's going on.



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