cvs 1.11.2 and zlib

Greg Schafer gschafer at zip.com.au
Fri Aug 16 16:57:10 PDT 2002


On Sat, Aug 17, 2002 at 12:43:14AM +0100, Mark Hymers wrote:
> 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.

No strong feelings. But just wanted to say I've been doing the same
thing (patching it to use the system zlib) for quite a long time with
no negatives, only positives. It seems like a natural thing to do.

Greg
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