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Re: compress files patch for mac/make-package

From: Romain Francoise
Subject: Re: compress files patch for mac/make-package
Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2005 09:20:06 +0200

Lennart Borgman <address@hidden> writes:

> An alternative would perhaps be to ship a set of GNU utilities for
> Emacs on those platforms, but that is a rather big and complicated
> thing at present.

The long term plan is to get rid of the gzip dependency for good and use
zlib to provide decompression primitives directly in Emacs.  (On systems
where zlib isn't available as a shared library, we'd provide the
possibility to include a static version in Emacs.)

There's an item in etc/TODO.

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