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Re: Transparent decompression with file system filter

From: Jan C. Kleinsorge
Subject: Re: Transparent decompression with file system filter
Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2007 11:53:55 +0100
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Vesa Jääskeläinen wrote:
> Bean wrote:
>> Hi,
>>> Are you still interested in working on this?
>> Yes, if you think this is an useful feature, I can start working on it.
> I am just wondering is there need to read compressed files without being
> compressed?
> I like the idea that opening compressed file is in a separate function,
> but perhaps there should be some new generic open() function that can
> handle both compressed (gz, bz2?, others with modules?) and in case
> compression cannot be detected then use traditional file access.

It would be nice if an archive is handled just as a filesystem, like
with a loopback device. That would make the support both optional and

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