Zlib version in FreeBSD - 3 releases behind?
freebsd at qeng-ho.org
Wed Mar 6 08:06:58 UTC 2013
On 03/05/13 16:12, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> On 2013-03-04 07:28, KrisUniverse <kris.universe at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 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?
> I don't have a 9.1-RELEASE system nearby, but I think zlib 1.2.7 _should_
> already be there... Are you sure it's still an old version?
On my machine:
# uname -r
[It's actually -p1 but I've not bothered replacing the kernel as the
problems were in user space.]
# grep 'define ZLIB_VERSION' /usr/src/lib/libz/zlib.h
#define ZLIB_VERSION "1.2.7"
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