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Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2016 13:14:16 -0800
From: Linus Torvalds <>
To: "Jason A. Donenfeld" <>
Cc: "" <>, 
	Hannes Frederic Sowa <>, David Laight <>, 
	Netdev <>, 
	Jean-Philippe Aumasson <>, LKML <>, 
	Linux Crypto Mailing List <>, "Daniel J . Bernstein" <>, 
	Eric Biggers <>
Subject: Re: Re: [PATCH v2 1/4] siphash: add
 cryptographically secure hashtable function

On Thu, Dec 15, 2016 at 1:11 PM, Jason A. Donenfeld <> wrote:
> Indeed, I stand corrected. But in any case, the use of __aligned(8) in
> the patchset ensures that things are fixed and that we don't have this
> issue.

I think you can/should just use the natural alignment for "u64".

For architectures that need 8-byte alignment, u64 will already be
properly aligned. For architectures (like x86-32) that only need
4-byte alignment, you get it.


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