On Oct 18, 2008, at 3:50 PM, Eric MSP Veith wrote:
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> the RPM 5.1.6 "INSTALL" file says that the RPM sources come with a
> zlib, and that it is recommended to use that internal distribution
> of zlib.
> However, there's no zlib to be found, and the ./configure script
> and breaks when --with-zlib=internal is passed.
Doco is wrong, todo++.
Internal zlib is no longer needed, same functionality (i.e. --
rsyncable payloads in *.rpm packages) is now achieved with clever
deterministic flushing rather than brute force padding.
The padding added ~1% to package payloads, the flushing (iirc) adds
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> AFAIR, zlib was still bundled with version 5.1.4. The ChangeLog
> states that
> it was removed in 5.1.5, so I guess the INSTALL file is now somewhat
> out of
Yep, mea culpa.
73 de Jeff
> -- Eric
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