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Re: Patch for unaligned word access in CONNECT storage engine


Hi, Kristian!

Yes, it is maintained, I've forwarded your email to the maintainer.

On Oct 21, Kristian Nielsen wrote:
> Sender: Maria-developers
>  <maria-developers-bounces+serg=mariadb.org@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> From: Kristian Nielsen <knielsen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: MariaDB Developers <maria-developers@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: [Maria-developers] Patch for unaligned word access in CONNECT
>  storage engine
> Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2016 23:16:45 +0200
> List-Archive: <http://lists.launchpad.net/maria-developers>
> Who should be contacted about issues in the CONNECT storage engine?
> The attached patch is from Debian Bug#838914
>   https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=838914
> Apparently the code does direct unaligned accesses of word data. This works
> fine on the x86 architecture, but on some other architectures (like MIPS),
> it causes a bus error.
> In other places in the server code, the similar issue is handled correctly
> with uint4korr() and similar macros (though these also deal with byte
> order).
> I think the patch (or something similar) is good and should be
> upstreamed. But I am not sure how the CONNECT storage engine is maintained -
> should this go directly into MariaDB? If there is an upstream maintained
> CONNECT storage engine, probably it should preferably go there first?
>  - Kristian.g
Chief Architect MariaDB
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