[Skiboot] [PATCH v6 05/10] skiboot: Add a library for xz

Madhavan Srinivasan maddy at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Fri Mar 3 22:14:51 AEDT 2017

On Friday 03 March 2017 10:24 AM, Joel Stanley wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 1, 2017 at 1:23 AM, Madhavan Srinivasan
> <maddy at linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:
>> From: Hemant Kumar <hemant at linux.vnet.ibm.com>
>> This patch adds a library for compression/decompression using xz. The
>> complete library has been taken from the hostboot repository. The xz
>> library code can be found here :
>> https://github.com/open-power/hostboot/tree/master/src/usr/xz
> The code comes from http://tukaani.org/xz/embedded.html
> Hostboot took a copy, added their autogenerated headers to each file,
> re-indented the files, and added it to their repository.

Nope. Thats not all, they have also remove some files from the
orginal source. Like crc64 and bcj decode filters. So what hostboot has
is a subset.

Now do we need to carry these missed functions (mostly not used yet)?

> Perhaps we commit the upstream source instead?

> Cheers,
> Joel
>> The entire codebase has been kept as is and the same LICENSE has been
>> kept here with a new Makefile.inc.
>> For libxz/Makefile.inc and Makefile.main :
>> Signed-off-by: Hemant Kumar <hemant at linux.vnet.ibm.com>
>> Signed-off-by: Madhavan Srinivasan <maddy at linux.vnet.ibm.com>

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