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Re: gcc bug causes parted to write bad GPT entries

From: Richard Hirst
Subject: Re: gcc bug causes parted to write bad GPT entries
Date: Mon, 18 Mar 2002 22:56:05 +0000
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On Mon, Mar 18, 2002 at 04:47:36PM -0600, address@hidden wrote:
> It might make sense to declare that data in the structures is always LE, and
> drop the conversion between on-disk and memory.
> Then, on structure access, use macros that on LE just return the structure
> member, and on BE, swab on access, but the data in the structures never
> changes.  Then, none of this "what format is it in" business.  It's always
> LE, and to access the structure members, you've got to use macros.
> Thoughts?

... and swap round calls to libuuid, as your patch from a while back
did.  That makes sense to me, I'll look through the code with that in
mind tomorrow and see if anything else jumps out.


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