Please revert the freetype zlib stuff

Dagmar d'Surreal dagmar.wants at nospam.com
Mon Jan 27 12:49:31 PST 2003


On Mon, 2003-01-27 at 12:35, Gerard Beekmans wrote:
> On January 27, 2003 10:36 am, Tushar Teredesai wrote:
> > http://beyond.linuxfromscratch.org/view/cvs/x/freetype2.html
> >
> > A change was made to use the system installed libz.so instead of the
> > internal zlib. That caused problems when compiling X and other apps.
> > This has been fixed in freetype-CVS.
> 
> Ah that bit me in the back yesterday, but slightly different. I couldn't get 
> QT-3.1.1 to compile properly using Xft2 until I removed the XFree86 version 
> of zlib. During link it insisted using /usr/X11R6/lib/libz.so instead of 
> /usr/lib/libz.so
> 
> I probably should've kept the X version of zlib but oh well I didn't.

No, you did the correct thing.  There's nothing about the version of
zlib that XFree86 brings in that makes it worth keeping around.
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