[PULL,2/3] vnc: prioritize ZRLE compression over ZLIB
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Message ID 20200123142122.13839-3-kraxel@redhat.com
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  • [PULL,1/3] Revert "vnc: allow fall back to RAW encoding"
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Gerd Hoffmann Jan. 23, 2020, 2:21 p.m. UTC
From: Cameron Esfahani <dirty@apple.com>

In my investigation, ZRLE always compresses better than ZLIB so
prioritize ZRLE over ZLIB, even if the client hints that ZLIB is
preferred.

zlib buffer is always reset in zrle_compress_data(), so using offset to
calculate next_out and avail_out is useless.

Signed-off-by: Cameron Esfahani <dirty@apple.com>
Message-Id: <b5d129895d08a90d0a2a6183b95875bacfa998b8.1579582674.git.dirty@apple.com>
Signed-off-by: Gerd Hoffmann <kraxel@redhat.com>
---
 ui/vnc-enc-zrle.c |  4 ++--
 ui/vnc.c          | 11 +++++++++--
 2 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/ui/vnc-enc-zrle.c b/ui/vnc-enc-zrle.c
index 17fd28a2e2b0..b4f71e32cfe8 100644
--- a/ui/vnc-enc-zrle.c
+++ b/ui/vnc-enc-zrle.c
@@ -98,8 +98,8 @@  static int zrle_compress_data(VncState *vs, int level)
     /* set pointers */
     zstream->next_in = vs->zrle->zrle.buffer;
     zstream->avail_in = vs->zrle->zrle.offset;
-    zstream->next_out = vs->zrle->zlib.buffer + vs->zrle->zlib.offset;
-    zstream->avail_out = vs->zrle->zlib.capacity - vs->zrle->zlib.offset;
+    zstream->next_out = vs->zrle->zlib.buffer;
+    zstream->avail_out = vs->zrle->zlib.capacity;
     zstream->data_type = Z_BINARY;
 
     /* start encoding */
diff --git a/ui/vnc.c b/ui/vnc.c
index 3e8d1f120710..1d7138a3a073 100644
--- a/ui/vnc.c
+++ b/ui/vnc.c
@@ -2071,8 +2071,15 @@  static void set_encodings(VncState *vs, int32_t *encodings, size_t n_encodings)
             break;
 #endif
         case VNC_ENCODING_ZLIB:
-            vs->features |= VNC_FEATURE_ZLIB_MASK;
-            vs->vnc_encoding = enc;
+            /*
+             * VNC_ENCODING_ZRLE compresses better than VNC_ENCODING_ZLIB.
+             * So prioritize ZRLE, even if the client hints that it prefers
+             * ZLIB.
+             */
+            if ((vs->features & VNC_FEATURE_ZRLE_MASK) == 0) {
+                vs->features |= VNC_FEATURE_ZLIB_MASK;
+                vs->vnc_encoding = enc;
+            }
             break;
         case VNC_ENCODING_ZRLE:
             vs->features |= VNC_FEATURE_ZRLE_MASK;