ports have made me lazy

Roland Smith rsmith at xs4all.nl
Sat Oct 3 19:51:05 UTC 2009

On Sat, Oct 03, 2009 at 10:04:20AM -0400, Vince Sabio wrote:
> I need to install zlib (not zlibc), and AFACT it is not included in 
> ports. When I look at the zlib web site, I see that there are several 
> (not a lot, but several) dependencies for the installation -- and I 
> think, "OH NO, NOT DEPENDENCIES!" Or something like that.

The reason it is not in ports is because the current release is in the base
system :-) Check out /usr/src/lib/libz/README

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