[linux-mm-cc] [RFC] LZO de/compression support - take 3
nitingupta910 at gmail.com
Wed May 23 10:21:44 EDT 2007
On 5/23/07, Michael-Luke Jones <mlj28 at cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> On 23 May 2007, at 15:03, Nitin Gupta wrote:
> >> Perhaps a rename is in order:
> >> lzo1x_decompress() => lzo1x_decompress_unsafe()
> >> lzo1x_decompress_safe => lzo1x_decompress()
> > Or perhaps make reiserfs use _safe() instead - I think Richard has
> > already submitted patch for same.
> If someone's already made this mistake once, then it'll happen again.
> In-kernel memory corruption is no fun.
> Safe/Secure == Default
If I rename 'nonsafe' version as such then it will seem like its a
'broken' implementation which is not the case. If somebody is upto
including compression he must be having head to use the right
decompress version depending on this scenario :-)
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