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From: "A.Appleyard" <A DOT APPLEYARD AT fs2 DOT mt DOT umist DOT ac DOT uk>
To: djgpp AT sun DOT soe DOT clarkson DOT edu
Date: Fri, 28 Jul 1995 16:58:05 BST
Subject: Re: GCC/DJGPP Weirdness (structure padding stuff)

  I wrote:-
> Why not pack structs etc anyway by default? On a PC, (rounding every member's
> width to a multiple of 2 or 4 bytes) achieves nothing ...

  Eli Zaretskii <eliz AT is DOT elta DOT co DOT il> replied:-
> This is not true. There is a considerable penalty on a 486 or better CPU
> for unaligned accesses ...

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