zlib advisory ?

Marcel Pommer mpi at renzel.net
Wed Mar 13 00:26:40 PST 2002


Gerard Beekmans wrote:

> Now, there are ones that just link statically with libz. For those it's
> just a matter of recompiling the package to link with the newer libz and
> all will be well. It's a bit more bothersome to find out, but less work to
> fix when you finally do find them all.
> 

would it not be better then if those programs were dynamically linked to 
the libz.so instead of using libz.a?
i was thinking about removing libz.a from the system.

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