Re: [Patch] 2.5.70-bk9 kick FAR out of the zlib

From: Nicholas Wourms (
Date: Fri Jun 06 2003 - 09:49:09 EST

Jörn Engel wrote:
> My words were "all or nothing". Linus was against nothing, so the
> answer is all, that simple.
> As to your "someone comes up with a better zlib" concern, this has
> happened already. An guess what, we ignored it. So unless you come
> up with a patch to get the 1.1.4 changes into the kernel and describe
> what the two magic bits are all about, I couldn't care less.

1.1.4 would be a waste of time at this point. Better to wait for the
upcoming 1.2.x release, which promises improved performance (esp. on
x86) and better compression...


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