Updating glib from 2.24.2 to 2.26.1_1 fails

Chuck Swiger cswiger at mac.com
Tue Dec 14 18:40:51 UTC 2010

On Dec 14, 2010, at 10:22 AM, Peter Boosten wrote:
> gzip is in the base system, and there are, AFAICT, no header files for gzip.

I regret to disagree  :-), but:

% head -2 /usr/include/zlib.h
/* zlib.h -- interface of the 'zlib' general purpose compression library
  version 1.2.3, July 18th, 2005

> gzlibcompressor.c however tries to include zlib.h, and it might or might not expect something that's in FreeBSD 8.1, but not in 8.0, however I cannot tell for sure.
> Anyone can confirm this?

CVSweb suggests zlib.h header has been part of the system for 14+ years, ie, from FreeBSD-2.x era:



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