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Re: JFFS compression and hard links.




jadb@xxxxxxx.com said:
>  Another issue to consider is decompression buffer space. If you
> compress  a whole file, you could need a good bit of buffer space,
> whereas if you  limit the chunks that you're compressing to 32k-64k
> you can still get  good compresion and don't have to worry too much
> about running out of RAM.

We already restrict nodes to erasesize/2 in size, which is typically around 
64K. It's feasible to reduce that further to get sensible behaviour with 
compression.

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dwmw2



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