Re: [PATCH nft 8/9] datatype: use __attribute__((packed)) instead of enum bitfields

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On Wed, 2023-09-20 at 18:02 +0200, Pablo Neira Ayuso wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 20, 2023 at 04:26:09PM +0200, Thomas Haller wrote:
> > +       enum ops                op;
> This is saving _a lot of space_ for us, we currently have a problem
> with memory consumption, this is going in the opposite direction.
> I prefer to ditch this patch.

The packed enums are only one uint8_t large. The memory-saving compared
to a :8 bitfield is exactly the same.


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