Re: libz, libbz2, ramfs and cramfs

From: H. Peter Anvin (
Date: Mon Oct 15 2001 - 17:53:53 EST

Followup to: <>
By author: Cristiano Paris <>
In newsgroup:
> Third, is there any project which tries to implement bzip2 algorithm
> inside the kernel ? Does it give better compression ratios on 1-page-long
> data ?

No, in fact, it has been measured to be somewhere between the same and
significantly worse, even with the 32K chunk size that zisofs uses.


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