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SubjectRe: Where's the bzip2 compressed linux-kernel patch?
On Sat, 18 October 2003 00:18:21 -0500, Rob Landley wrote:
> I just rewrote bunzip2 for busybox in about 500 lines of C (and a good chunk
> of that's comments), which comiles to a bit under 7k.

5140 on my machine, compared to 9436 for the stock decompress.o. Nice.

Does it survive the bzip2 testcases?

> P.S. If you're curious about the micro-bunzip code, it's in busybox CVS:

Not pretty with 80 columns, but it looks good at first glance. And
surely more fun to work on than the zlib-inspired code from Julian.


Fools ignore complexity. Pragmatists suffer it.
Some can avoid it. Geniuses remove it.
-- Perlis's Programming Proverb #58, SIGPLAN Notices, Sept. 1982
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