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SubjectRe: [GIT PULL v2] Update LZO compression
Hi all,

is there some official maintainer who feels responsible for
pushing the LZO update to Linus?

Otherwise I also could issue a pull-request on github, but somehow I
don't think that this is the preferred workflow.

Cheers,
Markus

On 2012-08-21 17:21, Markus F.X.J. Oberhumer wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> as suggested on the mailing list I have converted the updated LZO
> code into git, so please pull my "lzo-update" branch from
>
> git://github.com/markus-oberhumer/linux.git lzo-update
>
> You can browse the branch at
>
> https://github.com/markus-oberhumer/linux/compare/lzo-update
>
> I'd ask some official kernel maintainer for review and to push this into
> linux-next so that it will hopefully land in the 3.7 release.
>
> Share and enjoy,
> Markus
>
> Signed-off-by: Markus F.X.J. Oberhumer <markus@oberhumer.com>
>
>
> [ Changes in v2: Optimize code for CPUs with inefficient unaligned
> access => significant speed increase on ARM ]
>
>
> On 2012-07-16 20:30, Markus F.X.J. Oberhumer wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>
>> I finally have prepared a small package that updates the LZO version
>> in the Linux kernel. Please get it from:
>>
>> http://www.oberhumer.com/opensource/lzo/download/Testing/linux-kernel-lzo-20120716.tar.gz
>>
>> As stated in the README this version is significantly faster (typically more
>> than 2 times faster!) than the current version, has been thoroughly tested on
>> x86_64/i386/powerpc platforms and is intended to get included into the
>> official Linux 3.6 or 3.7 release.
>>
>> I encourage all compression users to test and benchmark this new version,
>> and I also would ask some official LZO maintainer to convert the updated
>> source files into a GIT commit and possibly push it to Linus or linux-next.
>>
>> Share and enjoy,
>> Markus
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Markus F.X.J. Oberhumer" <markus@oberhumer.com>

--
Markus Oberhumer, <markus@oberhumer.com>, http://www.oberhumer.com/


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