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SubjectRe: Possible Bootloader Optimization in inflate (get rid of unnecessary 32k Window)

>> On the other hand it makes the kernel a few bytes smaller :-)
>
>Well on rather slow machines it is a bit faster indeed, I did code it 3
>years ago for an embedded system (embedded PowerPC). 'til now I just never
>found the time to offer a patch back to "vanilla" linux. I recently just
>thought I could ask maybe if it is after all desired even so....

Well if it's about size, why is not something better than gzip used yet?
Like bzip2, 7z or whatever comes to mind? Is it because of the amount of
memory required for decompression?


Jan
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