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disable JPEG compression in openCV

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Hello

I use openCV for steganography analysis (educationol purpose). I load an image (say 300Kb) and edit it's pixels:

BYTE *data = (BYTE*)img->imageData;
//do some changes

then, when going to save the data[] array:
cvSaveImage("c:\\result.jpg", img);

result is compressed (like 20Kb). I dont want JPEG compression, I want data[] array be saved excatly in result.jpg. I googled and found that I can save like this:
int p[3] = {1,100,0};
!cvSaveImage("c:\\result.bmp", img, p);
//code from http://stackoverflow.com/questions/801054/opencv-cvsaveimage-jpeg-compression-factor

but could not use third parameter as I want. I change second parameter but always there is a compression.

so, I want one of these:
1- my question's answer :)
2- recommend a jpeg library that doesn't compress. but please recommend just if you have experience and know that doesn't do compression.
3- any applicable idea that solves my problem

thanks
regards
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