[lkml]   [2001]   [Jun]   [12]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: [isocompr PATCH]: announcing stable port to kernel 2.2.18

> Dear mailing list members,
> you will find at
> the first public release of my updates (for 2.2.18) of an old patch
> (due to Eric Youngdale and Adam J. Richter) to allow the use
> of transparent compression of files on iso9660 images.
> This means you can pack over 1Gb of data on a usual CD. Also, since
> reading off the CD is actually slower than decompressing data, an overall
> speed improvement comes as a bonus.


> The current version of the patch for 2.2.18 is very stable (we use it
> for DemoLinux [see] heavily), and I wonder if it could
> not be a good idea to see if this code can be folded into the official releases
> sometime in the future (I have been looking at 2.4.x code, but the new page
> cache means some changes might be needed: I will try to post a first version
> for 2.4.x soon).

I think that 2.5.0 should be your target... It is definitely new
feature, and both 2.4.X and 2.2.X are in feature freeze.
I'm "In my country we have almost anarchy and I don't care."
Panos Katsaloulis describing me w.r.t. patents at
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 12:55    [W:0.066 / U:0.136 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site