gzip - to patch or not to patch

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Dec 13 13:13:51 PST 2000


> Is it conceivable that using the patch anyway would be harmful in the
> chroot environment, or leave you with a slightly slower binary?
>
> Just curious ;)

Won't be harmful, won't make things slower or faster. It just removes some 
crap from the source file to get it to compile on a Glibc-2.0 system. It's 
kind of like the re_max_failures - rename the variable to get it to 
statically link

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