cvs 1.11.2 and zlib
markh at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Aug 16 16:43:14 PDT 2002
On Tue, 13, Aug, 2002 at 06:26:39PM -0400, Michael Horbatsch spoke thus..
> I noticed that cvs 1.11.2 (latest stable version) uses an internal static version
> of zlib. This is a waste if you have the shared library installed IMO, so I used
> the attached patch to link cvs against the system zlib. The patch was taken from
> the debian diff. I think that the BLFS book should mention this patch, since zlib
> is a part of LFS now.
Hmm. Do we mention this patch? I agree that it makes sense
(considering you can then update zlib if there's another security
problem and not worry about recompiling cvs [with the usual caveat of
the interface remaining unchanged])
Does anyone have strong feelings one way or the other?
I'm for it - especially as zlib is now in LFS.
Mark Hymers <markh at linuxfromscratch dot org>
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