Re: [PATCH RFC] 1/2 central workspace for zlib

From: David Woodhouse (
Date: Mon Jun 02 2003 - 10:59:25 EST

On Mon, 2003-06-02 at 16:53, Jörn Engel wrote:
> Maybe lazy allocation. vmalloc() it with the first write(), which
> should be never in production use. So the extra overhead doesn't
> really matter.

Seems reasonable.

> Do you mind if I submit such a patch?

For the CVS code, which is what's in 2.5, please do. Don't bother with
2.4; I rewrote all the block translation layer crap so the individual
translation drivers doesn't have to be too involved with the horridness
of the Linux block layer.


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