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SubjectRe: [PATCH,RFC 2.6.9-rc1 2/2] zlib_inflate: Add __BOOTER__ around zlib_inflate_trees_fixed(...)
On Fri, Sep 03, 2004 at 11:14:34AM +1000, Paul Mackerras wrote:

> Tom Rini writes:
>
> > This is the second part of what I found. zlib_inflate_trees_fixed(...)
> > isn't called in decompressing a kernel. Dropping this, and the call to
>
> I think it is just luck that gzip hasn't used the fixed table in
> compressing the kernel. I don't think we have any guarantee that gzip
> won't use the fixed table.

That is a good point. Looking at arch/ppc/boot/lib/zlib.c it generates
the table, instead of having a static one. So perhaps we should move to
that instead for lib/zlib_inflate ?

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Tom Rini
http://gate.crashing.org/~trini/
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