Subject: Re: Re: compressed vnd
To: Wei Lu <email@example.com>
From: Florian Stoehr <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/25/2005 16:31:17
On Wed, 25 May 2005, Wei Lu wrote:
> Yes, thanks for the notice. my automatic patch generating script is wrong. the corrected version is in
> ======= 2005-05-25 11:22:23 You wrote =======
>> On Wed, May 25, 2005 at 12:36:27AM +0100, Wei Lu wrote:
>>> Cliff Wright <email@example.com> released a patch of vnd pseudo-device driver to support compressed filesystem image. I like it very much.
>>> However, there was a little problem on his patch. When ppp_deflate or ipsec or opencrypto is not compiled in the kernel, the compiling of modified vnd device fails becuz zlib object is not included.
>>> the revised patch (generated on my NetBSD/i386 2.0.2) is as follows:
>>> --- /usr/src/sys/conf/files 2005-05-25 01:06:24.000000000 +0200
>>> +++ /usr/src/sys/conf/files.orig 2004-08-30 11:24:33.000000000 +0200
>>> @@ -1269,7 +1269,7 @@
>>> file net/route.c
>>> file net/rtsock.c
>>> file net/slcompress.c sl | ppp | strip | (irip & irip_vj)
>>> -file net/zlib.c (ppp & ppp_deflate) | ipsec | opencrypto | vnd
>>> +file net/zlib.c (ppp & ppp_deflate) | ipsec | opencrypto
>> Is, maybe, your patch backwards?
I wrote a userlevel program to pack/unpack compressed files for this vnd.
I already discussed and corrected the code with hubertf - if someone wants
to take this for further discussion or system integration, please contact