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Re: PATCH: Add x32 support to tcbhead_t
From: Roland McGrath <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Mon, 14 May 2012 12:31:46 -0700 (PDT)
>> __attribute__ ((aligned (32))) doesn't work on field of
>> a struct. You have to either manually pad it or use
>> an aligned type.
> The GCC manual contradicts this claim.
This area is a true rats nest.
Just to give you an example, I bet you didn't know that GCC will align
variables differently if they are declared static to a compilation
unit vs. globally visible.