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SubjectRe: libz, libbz2, ramfs and cramfs
Paul Mackerras wrote:

> PPP uses a variant of zlib with some extensions. I believe that I
> didn't break zlib for normal use when I added the extensions but I
> would have to check that to be 100% sure. The PPP zlib.c is based on
> zlib-1.0.4, which is no longer the most recent version.

What kind of extensions?

> I think it would be possible to make PPP use the standard zlib but
> with decreased performance. It's a long time since I looked at that
> stuff though.


>>A major problem is that the module name "deflate" is used by PPP,
>>despite it being a nonstandard format...
> No, the module name is "ppp_deflate".

Oh. Well, then ...


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