4206909 - adding Z_SYNC_FLUSH support to deflaters

David M. Lloyd david.lloyd at redhat.com
Thu Sep 10 20:58:18 UTC 2009

On 09/10/2009 01:47 PM, Xueming Shen wrote:
> I think we have enough discussion on this topic, it's time to make a 
> final decision. Seems like we are all happy on the
> changes in Deflater and new DOS.flush(mode), the only difference is 
> whether or not we should change the existing
> behavior of DOS.flush() should use Z_SYNC_FLUSH by default.

The question is, is there really such code out there?  It can't really have 
any useful semantics that I can see.  My irrelevant vote is firmly on "yes" 
for this.


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