[PATCH] lib/decompress_unxz.c: removing all memory helper functions

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Thu May 31 23:38:40 EDT 2012

On 05/31/2012 07:48 PM, Thavatchai Makphaibulcboke wrote:
> On 05/28/2012 01:03 AM, Jean-Christophe PLAGNIOL-VILLARD wrote:
>> can we do not duplicate those functions?
>> Best Regards,
>> J.
> Thanks J for the comment.  Unfortunately, there is no easy way to share
> files among different architectures' preboot environment.  We have the
> choices either to have each architecture define its own copies or the
> decompressor defines them.  I believe the former is preferable.  As
> Lasse also pointed out, this way any specific architecture could provide
> an architectural dependent optimized version, if it chooses to.

We could always make a source code library, like we already in effect
have for the compression functions themselves.


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