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Date:	Thu, 6 Mar 2014 21:37:23 +0100
From:	Geert Uytterhoeven <>
To:	Florian Fainelli <>
Cc:	Phillip Lougher <>,
	Lasse Collin <>,
	Kyle McMartin <>,
	"" <>,
	Linus Torvalds <>,
	Andrew Morton <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] xz: make XZ_DEC_BCJ filters non-optional

On Wed, Mar 5, 2014 at 4:50 AM, Florian Fainelli <> wrote:
> I am okay with enabling all filters by default as long as there is a
> knob to allow turning achitecture specific BCJ filters off, as it
> barely makes sense for embedded systems to have a BCJ filter
> implementation for anything but the architecture you are running on.

And for x86? (oh no, I started promoting x86 ;-)

I once tried xz with an initrd on ARM. The kernel complained it couldn't
decompress the initrd, oops. I didn't investigate it at that time, but probably
I didn't have the x86 BCJ filter enabled, while I compressed the initrd on\



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 --

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
                                -- Linus Torvalds
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