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

    On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 01:38, Phillip Lougher
    <phillip@lougher.demon.co.uk> 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.

    Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

    Geert

    --
    Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

    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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