bug? -z option and large compressed data

jw schultz jw at pegasys.ws
Fri Jul 4 18:05:10 EST 2003

On Fri, Jul 04, 2003 at 12:52:31AM -0700, Wayne Davison wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 03, 2003 at 06:48:58PM -0700, jw schultz wrote:
> > I don't care for the liternal 128, particularly uncommented.
> Yeah, 128 was a quick, more-than-enough value.  I've improved the patch
> and checked in the result.  I wish zlib.h had a define that implemented
> their rule for how  much potential expansion can occur when compressing
> a buffer, but since it didn't, I created a define based on the comments.

I'm guessing the numbers are still overkill but that is just
a nit.  What counts is that we get the output buffer large
enough and the comments explain why.

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