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Re: [Lynx-dev] [Patch] Lynx won't compile against zlib

From: Bela Lubkin
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] [Patch] Lynx won't compile against zlib
Date: Sat, 17 Sep 2011 15:15:10 -0700

Tom Dickey wrote:

Nikos Chantziaras wrote:

> > Trying to build Lynx with zlib results in build errors, due to the
> > 'ON' macro of zlib, which conflicts with the one in LYUtils.h. Here's a bug
> > report about it on Gentoo's tracker:
> >
> >
> >
> > A patch that fixes the problem by renaming Lynx's ON and OFF macros to LON
> > and LOFF:
> >
> >

> ON/OFF are on the other hand unnecessary in lynx altogether - making them
> TRUE/FALSE would be simpler (similar to BOOL vs BOOLEAN, but different
> since the latter are typed).

It's good that you've fixed this in Lynx.  The triggering bug here,
however, is that zlib introduced these bogus ON/OFF macros.
Gentoo has picked that up:

(and related bugs 383347 383349 383351 383371).

The issue has already been raised on the zlib-devel mailing list:

-- although not yet substantively responded to.


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