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Re: liblzf incompatibility

On Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 11:45:11PM -0400, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 01:58:12AM +0000, YAMAMOTO Takashi wrote:
> > hi,
> > 
> > is there a near-future plan to use liblzf for any in-tree stuff?
> > otherwise i'd suggest to disable it because it only causes problems.
> > see PR/46426.
> I have code that uses it, both in userspace and the kernel, but I never
> checked it in because I ran into a build problem with src/common.  Let me
> see what I can do about both issues.

I am looking at the PR, and I don't really think I agree that our liblzf
is "incompatible with the upstream version".

Unfortunately, the upstream version can be compiled with either of two
different APIs.  I think the bug is actually in programs whose autoconf
logic detects liblzf without detecting which API is in use.

I chose the API that was more general, which I do think was the correct


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