Inflater/Deflater improvements

Clemens Eisserer linuxhippy at
Mon May 18 17:21:50 UTC 2009

Hi Martin,

> I think many people will be interested in performance improvements
> in Inflater/Deflater.  I may have time to help review.
> Caution: This is an area where it can be very tricky to make
> improvements.  Past efforts have optimized one usage pattern
> at the cost of pessimizing another.

I can't imagine a use-case where this version would perform a lot
worse, however a clear downside is for sure the larger amount of
C-heap consumed.
However the current implementation is so bad, it should be worth it ;)
I am more afraid of behaviour change in corner cases ...

Thanks, Clemens

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