Moving features from HEAD to testing

Jeremy Utley jeremy at jutley.org
Sun May 16 01:33:51 PDT 2004


Don Smith wrote:

> Jeremy Utley wrote:
>
>> The same could be said for a new readline that simply added additional
>> functionality - it's similar to the reason we use a system-installed 
>> zlib for
>> XFree86 instead of the XFree86 internal zlib.
>>
>> -J-
>
>
> If I am not mistaken, the impetus for including zlib was that gcj 
> required it to work with jar files. The common uses elsewhere were 
> just gravy.
>
Nope, because LFS doesn't even build gcj.  The reason for including
zlib in LFS was to support cramfs in util-linux (something that I don't
know of anyone who uses).

-J-




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