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Nice that I could actually help once. :-)
The example spec file for rpm5 needs updating, too, since it
uses --with-zlib=internal still.
On Saturday 18 October 2008, Jeff Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Oct 18, 2008, at 3:50 PM, Eric MSP Veith wrote:
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> > Hello,
> > the RPM 5.1.6 "INSTALL" file says that the RPM sources come with a
> > modified
> > 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
> > complains
> > 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
> The actual numbers are on <email@example.com>
> > 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
> > date?
> Yep, mea culpa.
> 73 de Jeff
> > -- Eric
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Received on Sat Oct 18 23:45:57 2008