Re: [patch] ext2_fill_super breakage

Nikita Danilov (Nikita@Namesys.COM)
Thu, 28 Mar 2002 18:01:37 +0300

Arjan van de Ven writes:
> > 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
> reiserfs
> on disk format isn't architecture specific ?

It is not.


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