[Xcb] compiler padding and sync extension

Josh Triplett josh at joshtriplett.org
Tue Aug 18 07:42:09 PDT 2009

On Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 09:41:38PM -0500, Aaron Young wrote:
> While playing around with the sync extension using XCB, I've
> apparently come across the same issue mentioned here:
> http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/xcb/2007-August/002970.html,
> which seems to have fallen between the cracks somewhere.
> I'm no expert, but I was a little surprised to discover that XCB
> structures weren't already defined with __attribute__ ((packed)),
> #pragma pack(1), etc.  Any reason this approach hasn't been adopted?
> Does the sync extension not get enough use to warrant fixing this?

Would you mind filing a bug report mentioning this issue, so it doesn't
get lost again?

Josh Triplett

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