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Re: structure packing, alignment, etc.
My inclination is towards maintainability over space. Others may
disagree of course.
>From: Howard Chu <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: structure packing, alignment, etc.
>To: OpenLDAP Devel <openldap-devel@OpenLDAP.org>
>Date: Fri, 05 May 2006 00:28:31 -0700
>Anyone giving any thought to structure alignment issues in slap.h? Many
>of the structs will have a fair amount of wasted space on a machine with
>64 bit pointers but 32 bit ints. Likewise for stack usage with local
>variables in most of the code. On past projects I've used rules like
>"always declare variables in size order, largest first" but here we seem
>to have things clustered by purpose.
> -- Howard Chu
> Chief Architect, Symas Corp. http://www.symas.com
> Director, Highland Sun http://highlandsun.com/hyc
> OpenLDAP Core Team http://www.openldap.org/project/