Re: sizeof (siginfo_t) problem

Jakub Jelinek (
Mon, 14 Jul 2003 11:57:29 -0400

On Mon, Jul 14, 2003 at 08:48:00AM -0700, David Mosberger wrote:
> Jakub> The kernel unfortunately does this right on sparc64 and alpha
> Jakub> from 64-bit arches only; ia64, s390x, ppc64 etc. got it
> Jakub> wrong.
> The ia64 kernel defines in asm-ia64/siginfo.h:
> #define SI_PAD_SIZE ((SI_MAX_SIZE/sizeof(int)) - 4)
> typedef struct siginfo {
> int si_signo;
> int si_errno;
> int si_code;
> int __pad0;
> What's wrong with that?

Oops, sorry, you're right, dunno where I was looking.
So, the bug seems to exist on s390x, amd64, maybe parisc64 if such thing

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at