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Re: Use of zlib

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: Thomas Hallgren <thhal(at)mailblocks(dot)com>,pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Use of zlib
Date: 2004-09-23 13:44:50
Message-ID: 4152D352.9010603@dunslane.net (view raw or flat)
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Peter Eisentraut wrote:

>Am Donnerstag, 23. September 2004 13:02 schrieb Thomas Hallgren:
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>
>> From what I can understand from the documentation, the only utility in
>>PostgreSQL that actually uses zlib is pg_dump? If so, why is the
>>postgres process linked with -lz?
>>    
>>
>
>Because we are too lazy to fine-tune the build system for cases like this.  
>The best solution would be to build zlib with symbol versioning.
>
>  
>

Or to be less lazy ;-) Is it such a huge task? There have been 
complaints before about our maximal linking.

cheers

andrew

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