[alsa-devel] [PATCH TINYCOMPRESS 4/14] compress: Change running from bitfield to plain int

Richard Fitzgerald rf at opensource.wolfsonmicro.com
Sun Feb 10 01:08:06 CET 2013

Declaring running as a single-bit bitfield does not save any space
or give any coding advantages, but does leave potential opportunities
for the compiler to be inefficient in how it handles bitfields compared
to how it would handle a machine int.

diff --git a/compress.c b/compress.c
index fa2d43f..c4f215c 100644
--- a/compress.c
+++ b/compress.c
@@ -82,7 +82,7 @@ struct compress {
 	unsigned int flags;
 	char error[COMPR_ERR_MAX];
 	struct compr_config *config;
-	int running:1;
+	int running;
 static int oops(struct compress *compress, int e, const char *fmt, ...)

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