Re: [RFC PATCH v2 0/4] Add support for LZ4-compressed kernel

From: Nicolas Pitre
Date: Wed Feb 27 2013 - 12:52:29 EST

On Wed, 27 Feb 2013, Joe Perches wrote:

> On Wed, 2013-02-27 at 12:16 -0500, Nicolas Pitre wrote:
> > RMK says that "66% increase in decompression speed over LZO" is
> > significant. You apparently disagree with that.
> Yeah, I can see how that can be interpreted.
> I'm referring only to the new LZO.
> I guess Russell has not reviewed the new LZO.
> There is apparently no speed increase for LZ4 over
> the new LZO.
> I believe Markus has shown comparison testing in
> this very thread.


Can the new LZO code be merged by Linus now? It has been sitting in
linux-next for quite some time. Afterwards we could revisit lz4
worthiness without all the present confusion.

BTW, I still wonder what that patch requiring ARM people approval is.

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