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2023-01-15


1115. C-compatible alignment specification

Section: 6.7.6  [basic.align]     Status: C++11     Submitter: US     Date: 2010-08-02

[Voted into the WP at the November, 2010 meeting in document N3190.]

N3092 comment US 25
N3092 comment GB 31

The C and C++ approaches to alignment are incompatible. See document PL22.16 10-0083 = WG21 N3093 for details.

Notes from the August, 2010 meeting:

CWG agreed that the alignment specifier should be a keyword instead of an attributes.