On Mon, Mar 04, 2002 at 02:50:43PM -0800, Jun Sun wrote:
> I think I am leaning towards leaving compressed image outside kernel itself.
> I don't see any technical reason why it must be inside kernel.
> Then it must be the code sharing argument. However, it seem MIPS boards are
> so much more diversified than x86 machines. Any sharing, if there are any,
> limited. Also there are other way of sharing code than stacking it into
> kernle tree, I suppose.
> Another aimless general rant .... :-)
But this is a good point. Our own compressed/ build requires building
several elf-header-mangling tools just to get our bootstrap (which we
can't change) to even recognize the finished image.
Though, I'm not sure how much the different decompression (misc.c)
routines vary; could there be some way to do this in a