Re: [patch] ext2_fill_super breakage

Arjan van de Ven (
Thu, 28 Mar 2002 14:50:05 +0000

> Explicit initialization always leaves room for some "pad" field inserted
> by compiler for alignment to be left with garbage. This is more than
> just annoyance when structure is something that will be written to the
> disk. Reiserfs had such problems.

such compiler-based padding is architecture specific.. I'd hope the
on disk format isn't architecture specific ?
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