[ECOS] No zlib crc32 support?

Gary Thomas gary@mlbassoc.com
Tue Dec 9 21:27:00 GMT 2003


On Tue, 2003-12-09 at 14:04, Steve Strublic wrote:
> Would there be any objection to including it (meaning the 'official' zlib version of crc32) in the
> zlib package anyhow?  In my case (and I would think many others), it makes what I'm doing completely
> portable between Linux and eCos without having to ifdef for eCos.
> 

Are you wanting to call crc32() yourself?  or use some of the ZLIB 
functions (that aren't normally used by eCos) that require it?

If you're doing it, all you really need is:
  #define crc32 cyg_crc32_accumulate

> Steve
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> On Tue, 2003-12-09 at 13:25, Steve Strublic wrote:
> > Hello all,
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> > I'm working on a little project to perform validation of a data set, and planned to use zlib's
> crc32
> > call to validate the data.  Much to my surprise, I found that eCos does not support the crc32
> > call--apparently, on purpose.
> >
> > Would someone be so kind as to explain why this is the case?  I know I can use Adler32 as it's
> > supported, but I'm just wondering why crc32 isn't supported.
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> Actually, I think it's just not duplicated in the ZLIB package.
> CRC32 is available in the CRC package.
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> Gary Thomas <gary@mlbassoc.com>
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