Subject: sup and compression
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/17/1995 06:10:08
Would it be possible to modify supscan to run all new files through "gzip -9"
and store the compressed ones in a shadow tree; then modify supfserv to
accept the -z option to sup and transfer the already compressed files?


"Die freie Routine setzt einen Zeiger auf den freigegebenen Storage,
verlangt aber nicht, dass die Groesse der Speicherteile freigesetzt
wird."	-- german translation of "The Design and Implementation of the
	   4.3BSD Unix Operating System", p.64; probably talking about free(3)