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Re: Gunzip and bunzip2 stores

From: Michal 'hramrach' Suchanek
Subject: Re: Gunzip and bunzip2 stores
Date: Mon, 9 Sep 2002 16:36:40 +0200
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On Fri, Sep 06, 2002 at 02:28:12PM +0200, Ludovic Court?s wrote:
> Hi,
> As I was working on a read-write version of tarfs, still based on libstore to
> handle zipped files, I noticed two main problems with using the gunzip/bunzip2
> stores. The first one is that both of them are read-only (of course, that's an
As the name suggests..
> issue ;) and both of them consume quite a lot of memory since they use a
> buffer store to store the whole file (BTW store_write () on a zip store
IIRC at least bzip2 works with (8k?) buffers of compressed data so there is
room for improvements here.

Michal Suchanek

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