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Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2012 22:50:02 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: Possible ARM struct stat problem.

On Tue, Jun 26, 2012 at 04:15:25AM +0200, John Spencer wrote:
> >I'm not entirely opposed to putting the explicit padding in there,
> >since this is an arch-specific structure anyway, but I think you
> >should check your compiler. The same issue might come up elsewhere and
> >might not be so easy to work around.
> >
> please apply the explicit padding.

All this would have done is hide the issue that you're using the wrong
ABI (oabi instead of eabi) and make it harder to find the more-subtle
resulting bugs later (mildly different calling convention and


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