[botan-devel] LZMA support

Vojtech Kral vojtech at kral.hk
Mon Jul 9 15:40:22 EDT 2012


Jack, did you find the patch OK?
~Vojtech Kral

On 2012-07-01 22:49, Vojtech Kral wrote:
> Hi Jack,
>   ok, here goes the patch.
> ~Vojtech
>
> On 2012-07-01 21:35, Jack Lloyd wrote:
>> Hi Vojtech,
>>
>> Yes it seems like this would be a useful feature so a patch would be
>> welcome.
>>
>> -Jack
>>
>> On Sat, Jun 30, 2012 at 01:52:06PM +0200, Vojtech Kral wrote:
>>> Oh, ok, thank you!
>>>
>>> The reason I need dev version of botan is to patch it
>>> to include LZMA compression support (using liblzma from xz-utils).
>>> I will need lzma in my app sometime soon and I want to stick
>>> to the pipes'n'filters concept in botan, it's pretty neat.
>>> Would you possibly be interested in the patch?
>>>
>>> I've been testing it and it seems to work all right.
>>> It's pretty simple, it was mostly copy-and-somewhat-modify work 
>>> based
>>> on existing compression filters.
>>>
>>> ~Vojtech Kral
>>>
>>>
>>> On 2012-06-30 01:07, Jack Lloyd wrote:
>>> > On Fri, Jun 29, 2012 at 11:42:45PM +0200, Vojtech Kral wrote:
>>> >> Hi,
>>> >>    I wanted to try compiling the most recent version of
>>> >> botan - the one from the Monotone repo.
>>> >>
>>> >> However, unlike in 1.10.1, the configure script insists
>>> >> on using 'g++-4.7.0' as a cc command.
>>> >> Sadly, there is no such thing on my system, there's just 'g++'.
>>> >> My gcc isn't even 4.7.0, it's actually 4.7.1.
>>> >> Did I miss anything?
>>> >
>>> > No, I was just lazy about the setup, I will fix this sometime 
>>> soon.
>>> >
>>> >> Right now, I can workaround this by symlinking g++ to g++-4.7.0,
>>> >> but that is kind of nasty...
>>> >
>>> > Somewhat better: use configure.py --cc-bin=/path/to/your/gcc
>>> >
>>> > -Jack
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