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Re: C file recoginzed as image file

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: C file recoginzed as image file
Date: Mon, 08 Jan 2007 15:16:14 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110006 (No Gnus v0.6) Emacs/22.0.91 (gnu/linux)

Reiner Steib <address@hidden> writes:

> IIUC, Emacs relies on the image libraries in the same way as Emacs
> relies on zlib (or is gzip?) to (un)compress *.gz files.

Emacs does not use zlib for (un)compressing, it calls gzip as an external
program.  A bug in gzip cannot affect Emacs beyond getting a stream of
garbage bytes from it.


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