Misalignment, MIPS, and ip_hdr(skb)->version

Jiri Benc jbenc at redhat.com
Fri Dec 9 12:26:50 CET 2016

On Wed, 07 Dec 2016 23:34:21 -0500, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote:
> fwiw, i'm not convinced that "most protocols of the IETF follow this
> mantra".  we've had multiple discussions in different protocol groups
> about shaving or bloating by a few bytes here or there in different
> protocols, and i don't think anyone has brought up memory alignment as
> an argument in any of the discussions i've followed.

Which is sad. One would expect that this would be well understood for
decades already.


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