Date: Thu, 9 Jan 2014 12:59:34 +0100 From: Daniel Cegiełka <daniel.cegielka@...il.com> To: owl-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Zopfli for Owl 3.0-stable kernels And what do you think about using pigz in Owl instead of gzip? Currently pigz uses internally zopfli. http://www.zlib.net/pigz/ Daniel > Date: Sat, 30 Mar 2013 14:09:02 +0400 > From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> > To: owl-dev@...ts.openwall.com > Subject: Zopfli for Owl 3.0-stable kernels > Hi, > I think we should try using Zopfli to compress Owl 3.0-stable's kernels > better, to make them fit on their 2.88 MB "floppy" while letting us > upgrade to newer RHEL5'ish kernels without having to exclude features. > I think this can be as simple as building Zopfli locally right out of > kernel.spec and having the kernel build run zopfli instead of gzip (a > one-line patch?) I haven't tried this yet, though. > http://code.google.com/p/zopfli/ > We don't have the size limitation in Owl-current, so I only propose this > as a temporary measure for Owl 3.0-stable (while we maintain it). > Alexander
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