[alsa-devel] [PATCH TINYCOMPRESS 4/14 v2] compress: Change running from bitfield to plain int

Richard Fitzgerald rf at opensource.wolfsonmicro.com
Fri Feb 22 16:59:54 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.

 compress.c |    2 +-
 1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/compress.c b/compress.c
index 3cd0f85..d09e161 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;
-	unsigned int running:1;
+	int running;
 static int oops(struct compress *compress, int e, const char *fmt, ...)

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