[uClinux-dev] ./lib/zlib version

Greg Ungerer gerg at snapgear.com
Mon Oct 24 21:58:50 EDT 2005


Hi Robin,

Robin Getz wrote:
> I was looking in uClinux-dist/lib/zlib, and it looks like from the 
> README that this is zlib 1.1.4 - according to 
> <outbind://http://www.zlib.net/ChangeLog.txt>http://www.zlib.net/ChangeLog.txt 
> was released 11 March 2002?
> 
> According to the same, 1.2.0 (released 9 March 2003) includes new and 
> improved inflate code (about 20% faster) and crc32 code (about 50% 
> faster). Add that to the fixed memory leaks, fixed bugs, and improved 
> malloc code - is there a reason not to upgrade to 1.2.2 (3 October 2004)?
> 
> The reason I ask is that I was digging into an issue I was having with 
> mpd ( http://www.musicpd.org/ ), which seemed to be fixed by upgrading 
> zlib.
> 
> Thoughts/comments?

Import the latest and send me a patch - sounds like
a good idea to me :-)

Regards
Greg



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