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SubjectRe: Moving zlib so that others may use it
Corey Minyard wrote:

>
> I'm not sure I follow you here. Do you want to completely separate the
> inflate and deflate stuff (so if something only needs one, it only has
> to include one)? I'm not sure of the value, and it would be kind of a
> pain for maintenance (since zlib is from an external source).
>
> As far as memory management, all the versions I am talking about are
> almost exactly the same, so that shouldn't be a problem.
>


It is external, but it's quite well separated anyway.

Look at the inflate_fs one (fs/inflate_fs); it has both the memory
management dealt with and decompression factored out...

-hpa



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