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Date:	Sun, 07 Sep 2008 09:30:09 -0700
From:	"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>
To:	Alain Knaff <alain@...ff.lu>
CC:	Steven Noonan <steven.noonan@...inklabs.net>,
	torvalds@...ux-foundation.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] init: bzip2 or lzma -compressed kernels and initrds

Alain Knaff wrote:
> 
> Could you elaborate please?
> 

At a brief glance, there is an awful lot of #ifdefs in that code, a lot 
of which look unnecessary.  #ifdefs make the code hard to read, and 
usually signify that additional abstractions are called for.

	-hpa
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