[BusyBox] My cleaned up bunzip.

Erik Andersen andersen at codepoet.org
Wed Oct 15 03:57:57 UTC 2003

On Tue Oct 14, 2003 at 08:57:37PM -0500, Rob Landley wrote:
> jseward says that the CRC algorithm is "AUTODIN", which is the one used for 
> ethernet, which is basically a big endian version of the the same basic crc 
> algorithm in gzip.  Alexander van Heukelum emailed me a three line 
> implementation from a CRC FAQ that matches, and I cleaned it up a bit.  Cut 
> another 100 lines off the source, and then out of sheer vanity I removed some 
> blank lines around comments (and added a few more comments).  New total: 453 
> lines, which compiles to a 6504 byte executable (when stripped).


> It's still a little over 3 seconds slower extracting the 2.6.0-test6 kernel 
> tarball (81.5 seconds vs 78 seconds for the old one on my laptop), but oh 
> well.  I'm tired.  Ship it.

I must say you've done a fine job.  Very very cool!


Erik B. Andersen             http://codepoet-consulting.com/
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