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SubjectRe: e2compress in kernel 2.4


--On Wednesday, October 03, 2001 10:41:14 +0200 Pierre PEIFFER
<pierre.peiffer@sxb.bsf.alcatel.fr> wrote:

> So, here, we are a little bit confused because we don't know where
> to introduce the compression, if we keep the same idea of the 2.2
> design... In fact, on one hand, once the buffers will be compressed, the
> pages will also become compressed, but on the other hand, we don't want
> the pages to be compressed, because, the pages, once registered and
> linked to the inode are supposed to be uncompressed...

Why don't you build it on top of ext3, and do compression right before a
transaction commit?

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