Zlib version in FreeBSD - 3 releases behind?

KrisUniverse kris.universe at gmail.com
Mon Mar 4 13:28:13 UTC 2013

The Zlib baked into FreeBSD is Zlib 1.2.4 even on 9.1R.

However, Zlib has gone to 1.2.7 sometime ago after stepping through 1.2.5, 1.2.6 and 1.2.7 with bug fixes.

Is there any reason for not using Zlib 1.2.7?


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