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Re: high-speed serial connections
Torsten Lang <Torsten.Lang@ap.physik.uni-giessen.de> writes:
|> P. S. there are some other things to mention:
|> 1. gcc passes wrong values for sozeof()!!!
No, it doesn't.
|> Every version of gcc including 2.7.2 (the port of Frank Naumann)
|> round the sizeof value of structures to even values (word boundary).
This is correct because structures are always padded to word boundaries on
this configuration. A very desireable thing to do, since odd word
accesses on 68000 cause crashes.
|> This behaviour causes big trouble in many cases (e. g. my port of
|> mkisofs-1.05 - a ISO9660 + RRIP formatter will not work when compiled
|> with MiNT gcc! So I compiled it under Linux/68k gcc and only linked
|> it with MiNT gcc).
|> Dows anyone know a reason for this problem???
It's not a problem. Try __attribute__ ((packed)).
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