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Re: CVS commit: src/external/bsd/liblzf/dist
On Feb,Wednesday 3 2010, at 6:44 AM, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 03, 2010 at 04:04:22PM +1100, matthew green wrote:
>> Update of /cvsroot/src/external/bsd/liblzf/dist
>> In directory ivanova.netbsd.org:/tmp/cvs-serv22361
>> Log Message:
>> Import liblzf version 3.5 (2-clause BSD licensed by Marc Lehmann)
>> what's liblzf, and why do we want it in base?
> It's a tiny, very very fast compression library. Christos wants it
> for bootblocks, among other things (or so he says -- ask him).
> The other obvious choice would be LZO but there's no suitably-licensed
> implementation which performs well.
> We've had it in our tree at Coyote Point for a long time for a completely
> different purpose, so I just grabbed it across. As time permits, I will
> plug it into things like ssh, libarchive, and ipcomp.
Where was this change discussed ? Why were are importing sourcecode without any
users in base system(look at Lua case). If time permits is quite vague, if you
will not have a time who will plug this lib to base ?
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