zlib 1.2.3 -> 1.2.5

David Holmes david.holmes at oracle.com
Wed Nov 30 09:50:31 UTC 2011

On 30/11/2011 7:43 PM, Alan Bateman wrote:
> On 30/11/2011 01:31, Dr Andrew John Hughes wrote:
>> On 10:23 Tue 29 Nov , Alan Bateman wrote:
>> snip...
>>> When we talked about the zlib version here (I think back in February) we
>>> talked about having the option to use the system's zip library where
>>> appropriate. Have you given this any thought recently?
>>> -Alan.
>> We have changes for this (and other libraries) in IcedTea that we'd like
>> to upstream. I'll look at posting a webrev soon.
> That would be great. If I remember correctly then the IcedTea patches
> remove the zlib code completely but we can't do that of course because
> of Windows. So I think a USE_SYSTEM_ZLIB as you suggest would be best.

FYI the macosx port is also adding a SYSTEM_ZLIB option:



> -Alan.

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