[Make-wifi-fast] [PATCH RFC/RFT 1/4] mac80211: Rearrange ieee80211_tx_info to make room for tx_time_est

Toke Høiland-Jørgensen toke at redhat.com
Tue Oct 1 05:39:48 EDT 2019

Johannes Berg <johannes at sipsolutions.net> writes:

> On Tue, 2019-10-01 at 11:08 +0200, Toke Høiland-Jørgensen wrote:
>> Awesome! Any idea for how to make it work on big-endian systems? I got a
>> splat from the kbuild robot that triggered the BUILD_BUG_ON when
>> building for m68k. I assume it's the union with codel_time_t that ends
>> up being aligned wrong...
> Hmm. Pad out the u16 part of the union by putting it into a struct, or
> perhaps it's enough to make the union __packed?

Yeah, another level of structs would probably work, but wanted to avoid
another level of indentation. Although I guess even that would not make
this the most-indented part of ieee80211_tx_info ;)

I guess I'll look into the __packed thing, and go with another struct


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