[PATCH] Fix struct alignment on hppa-linux

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Tue Aug 5 18:42:52 CEST 2014

On Tue,  5 Aug 2014 15:34, dkg at fifthhorseman.net said:

> different sizes.  This happens becuase the pthread_mutex_t type on
> hppa-linux has 16-byte alignement, but the code in
> gen-posix-lock-obj.c assumes that a long or pointer to long will
> provide sufficient alignment.

I see.  Given that there is probably no suitable 16 byte object, we need
to resort to the proposes solution.  However, the code is not portable
thus I need to check how to fix it in a portable way.  Enforcing a 16
byte alignment might for all platfrom won't harm anyway.

Thanks for forwarding,


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