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Re: lynx-dev bzip2 Ilya's patch ?

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev bzip2 Ilya's patch ?
Date: Sun, 28 Sep 2003 17:08:01 -0400
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On Sun, Sep 28, 2003 at 03:47:26PM -0300, Frédéric L. W. Meunier wrote:
> On Sun, 28 Sep 2003, Philip Webb wrote:
> > 030928 Frédéric L. W. Meunier wrote:
> > > it's probably a good thing for the Windows builds,
> > > where the bzip2 executable isn't available
> >
> > surely, that's incorrect: have a look at .
> > earlier this year, i introduced one of the baron's slaves to
> > Bzip2, when i had to send a large file compressed to get
> > thro' his e-mail gate.
> Sorry for the confusion. What I tried to mean is that most
> Windows users don't have bzip2 installed. Linking against
> libbz2 (not as a DLL) would solve it.
> It's the same if you don't link with zlib. Most Windows users
> don't have gzip installed.

well, it's still on my list.  I haven't looked at the patch carefully,
but my concern would be if it relies on particular features of a library
whose interface isn't stable.

Thomas E. Dickey

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