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Re: Transparent decompression with file system filter

From: Yoshinori K. Okuji
Subject: Re: Transparent decompression with file system filter
Date: Sat, 5 Jan 2008 02:29:08 +0100
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On Thursday 03 January 2008 16:53, Vesa Jääskeläinen wrote:
> Bean wrote:
> > On Jan 3, 2008 7:19 AM, Yoshinori K. Okuji <address@hidden> wrote:
> >> Please wait a minute. Personally, I don't want grub_file_open to
> >> decompress a content automatically. The name should stand for what it
> >> does. That was why I named grub_file_open and grub_gzfile_open like
> >> this. This was really one of what I didn't like in GRUB Legacy.
> >>
> >> If you want to have a function to open any kind of compressed file,
> >> please add something else (e.g. grub_compressed_file_open).
> >
> > ok, i keep grub_file_open as it is, and add a new function
> > grub_zfile_open to handle compressed file. i also expand the list of
> > commands that use auto decompression:
> For me zfile doesn't say a thing. Where as name proposed by Okuji is
> clear to me instantly. Our current compilers can handle long symbol
> names fine, so why not use them if they make things clearer :) ?



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