[ECOS] Re: No zlib crc32 support?

Andrew Lunn andrew@lunn.ch
Wed Dec 10 11:35:00 GMT 2003

On Wed, Dec 10, 2003 at 12:14:44PM +0100, Daniel N?ri wrote:
> Andrew Lunn <andrew@lunn.ch> writes:
> > I would be reluctant to put back the crc32 function in zlib. Its a
> > step back towards chaos, bigger images and potential naming
> > problems.
> The recently released zlib 1.2.1 (not yet in eCos) has a new CRC32
> implementation which is claimed to be about 50% faster than the old
> one.
> This would possibly be a good argument to at least make it
> configurable which one to use. Or maybe even replace the eCos CRC32
> implementation with the new one from zlib...

I would probably go for replacing on the in the CRC package, but it
would depend on how they have made it faster.

Submit a patch and i will take a look.


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