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2012-03-23crc32: move long comment about crc32 fundamentals to Documentation/Bob Pearson
Move a long comment from lib/crc32.c to Documentation/crc32.txt where it will more likely get read. Edited the resulting document to add an explanation of the slicing-by-n algorithm. [ minor changelog tweaks] [ fix typo, per George] Signed-off-by: George Spelvin <> Signed-off-by: Bob Pearson <> Signed-off-by: Darrick J. Wong <> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <>