[LinuxBIOS] [PATCH] lzma command line options
stepan at coresystems.de
Sat Apr 14 20:25:08 CEST 2007
* Carl-Daniel Hailfinger <c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net> [070412 16:08]:
> Current decompression code and makefiles in the v2 codebase use the
> lzma sdk. If you move the makefiles to p7zip, you have to rewrite the
> decompression code. That is feasible (you can even make the
> decompression code handle both archive formats), but will need some
> time to make sure nothing breaks. The main difference between the
> sdk and p7zip is in the header format, and there it is just the
> absence of one header field in p7zip, so heuristics for format
> recognition should work.
Can you verify that the lzma code in v3 does the right thing? Then we
could use it for v2, too. Having an extra dependency on a compressor
that is generally unavailable sucks big time.
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