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SubjectRe: Moving zlib so that others may use it
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Followup to:  <3C3CD304.9070704@acm.org>
By author: Corey Minyard <minyard@acm.org>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
>
> I'm working on a function that uses zlib in the kernel, and I know of
> other places zlib is used (ppp_deflate, jffs2, mcore). I would expect
> more users to come along.
>

CAREFUL. First of all, don't mix up the deflate and inflate
functions, second of all, make sure you get the memory management
right. It's not trivial to do the latter, since the default zlib
memory management is unusable for at least some users in kernelspace.

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