cjb at laptop.org
Mon Jul 14 12:50:26 EDT 2008
>> I prefer aiming at #2886 ("Some files shouldn't be compressed by
>> jffs2"), which goes a long way to solving the user problems
>> without introducing the logistical cost of LZO support in OFW or
> How would this work? Should we create an empty file, set an xattr
> and then start writing? If so, we should think about how we can
> modify all sw to do so. Alternatively, as in most cases data is
> already compressed, perhaps would be better to not compress by
> default - or let that process to zip the file with gzip :P.
Deepak suggests (in #2886) using something like an O_NOCOMPRESSION flag
to open(2), which sounds fine to me. We'd either pass it to Python's
open() (how?) or set it immediately after open with fcntl(, F_SETFL, ).
Chris Ball <cjb at laptop.org>
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