Subject: Re: status of PPP compression?
To: Mike Long <>
From: Iain Hibbert <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/10/1996 22:04:34
On Tue, 9 Apr 1996, Mike Long wrote:

> >  I just looked at this because I was putting it in my kernel config file
> >(might as well try it out, eh :) and wanted a meaningful comment there too.
> >It seems to me that the only things that defining these options would do is
> >to control whether or not the compressions were known about (in
> >net/if_ppp.c), not reduce kernel bloat at all.. 
> Inclusion of the compression code (zlib.c) is controlled by
> /sys/conf/files.  The ~35K I mentioned earlier is the size of zlib.o.

hah, shot myself in the foot there then.  In my defence, I did think of 
that only the next day whilst cycling to work..

]ain (retires to the bench :)