[lkml]   [2006]   [May]   [23]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
    SubjectRe: Linux Kernel Source Compression
    >> Seriously, though, if I understand gzip correctly, it uses deflate/zlib
    >> internally. Why, in that case, does /bin/gzip not (dynamically) link
    >> against libz? If a first step was fixing that, a second could be linking
    >> dynamically against libbz2 and 'liblzma', and making it all compile-time
    >> configurable.
    > Because gzip predates zlib...
    So we are carrying cruft around.

    Jan Engelhardt
    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: 2006-05-23 15:39    [W:0.035 / U:150.632 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site