RFR: JDK-8044725: Bug in zlib 1.2.5 prevents inflation of some gzipped files

Xueming Shen xueming.shen at oracle.com
Tue Jun 3 22:34:19 UTC 2014


Please help review the change to upgrade the zlib bundled with jdk/jre
from 1.2.5 to 1.2.8.

This is mainly to address the bug fix mentioned in 1.2.8's release at zlib.net.
"Version 1.2.8 fixes a very rare bug in decompression. All users are encouraged to upgrade immediately..."



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