[patch 34/54] Staging: hv: remove STRUCT_PACKED and STRUCT_ALIGNED defines

Arnd Bergmann arnd at arndb.de
Mon Jul 20 23:46:41 UTC 2009


On Friday 17 July 2009, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> @@ -43,7 +43,7 @@ typedef struct _RING_BUFFER {
>         // volatile u32 InterruptMask;
>         // Ring data starts here + RingDataStartOffset !!! DO NOT place any fields below this !!!
>      u8         Buffer[0];
> -} STRUCT_PACKED RING_BUFFER;
> +} __attribute__((packed)) RING_BUFFER;
>  

The data structure is actually packed already, the attribute does not make it better
and could be removed. We also have __packed as a shortcut for __attribute__((packed)).

	Arnd <><



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