macro_rules! assert_eq_align {
    ($x:ty, $($xs:ty),+ $(,)?) => { ... };
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Asserts that types are equal in alignment.

This is useful when ensuring that pointer arithmetic is done correctly, or when FFI requires a type to have the same alignment as some foreign type.


A usize has the same alignment as any pointer type:

assert_eq_align!(usize, *const u8, *mut u8);

The following passes because [i32; 4] has the same alignment as i32:

assert_eq_align!([i32; 4], i32);

The following example fails to compile because i32x4 explicitly has 4 times the alignment as [i32; 4]:

struct i32x4([i32; 4]);

assert_eq_align!(i32x4, [i32; 4]);