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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/9] Squashfs: move zlib decompression wrapper code into a separate file
Hi Phillip,

On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 01:38, Phillip Lougher
<> wrote:
> Artem Bityutskiy wrote:
>> Did you consider using cryptoapi? UBIFS uses zlib/lzo in cryptoapi - it
>> is a very clean way.

Exactly my question, as that's why the Crypto API was extended with
support for partial (de)compression in the first place ;-)

In addition, using the Crypto API has the advantage that Squashfs will
use hardware decompression if/when available.

> Yes I did consider using the cryptoapi, but this doesn't have support for
> lzma in mainline.

IIRC, Felix Fietkau added support for that for OpenWRT...

> My aim is add lzma filesystem support to Squashfs using the existing kernel
> lzma iplementation, and to make as few changes to that as necessary.


Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 --

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
-- Linus Torvalds

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