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Re: [Lynx-dev] Built-in zlib stopped working two releases ago

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] Built-in zlib stopped working two releases ago
Date: Sat, 29 May 2004 13:54:41 -0400 (EDT)

On Fri, 28 May 2004, Leonid Pauzner wrote:

> 27-May-2004 19:56 Thomas Dickey wrote:
> > On Thu, 27 May 2004 address@hidden wrote:
> >> >Everything else works.  But the libz library compiles properly, and the
> >> >resulting lynx.exe with -DUSE_ZLIB doesn't decompress .gz web pages
> >> >(try
> >>
> >> I got the most recent release of zlib and compiled it, and
> >> works.  Apparently the new code somehow depends on somehing in zlib 1.2.1,
> >> that does not work the same way in 1.1.4.  I apologize for your trouble.
> > that's odd (I had thought they were generally compatible).
> They are different for MS Windows platform (create incompatible .dll -
> public symbols exported differently, really odd).

I see that I'm using 1.0.4 for the win32, and 1.2.1 for Linux (for
example).  Those both let lynx connect to - but I'm not
testing all combinations & versions.

Possibly one of those buffer-overflow fixes broke compatibility.

Thomas E. Dickey

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