RE: [PATCH 5/6] fix warning on test_ti_thread_flag()

From: Chen, Kenneth W <kenneth.w.chen_at_intel.com>
Date: 2006-01-26 07:02:21
Geert Uytterhoeven wrote on Wednesday, January 25, 2006 9:19 AM
> > I don't think you need to change the flags size.
> 
> Passing a pointer to a 32-bit entity to a function that takes a
> pointer to a 64-bit entity is a classical endianness bug. So it's
> better to change it, before people copy the code to a big endian
> platform.

Well, x86-64 and linux-ia64 both use little endian.  I don't
understand why you are barking at us with big endian issue.

- Ken


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