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Date: Sat, 14 Dec 2019 18:51:50 +0100
From: Florian Weimer <>
To: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: max_align_t mess on i386

* Rich Felker:

> However, whatever we do with i386, the option of using 8-byte
> granularity remains open for all the other 32-bit archs, most of which
> tend to be used with machines far more memory-constrained than i386.

Note that powerpc has a similar issue, but with long double:


But perhaps musl follows the old powerpc ABI, where double and long
double are both binary64 (I have not checked, sorry).

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