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Re: [Help-smalltalk] Compressing modules

From: Luca Bruno aka Lethalman
Subject: Re: [Help-smalltalk] Compressing modules
Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2006 05:44:56 -0700 (PDT)

Paolo Bonzini wrote:
>>> It's already there -- it's called VFS and it uses shell scripts or 
>>> external programs as the "abstraction layer".  I don't know if it has 
>>> bitrotten, and for sure having instead a module that wraps zlib or bzip2 
>>> would be a good idea.
>> Yes, i've seen VFS (a superficial view of it), but maybe it'is better to
>> have a module instead of dealing with console.
> You can extend VFS with new classes that don't use the shell -- the 
> structure is there, what is needed is the modules, which as I said is a 
> good idea.  In fact, the Midnight Commander for example does not use 
> shell scripts for "tar" files.
> Paolo
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Ok, i'll take a look on it... thanks for the hint.

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