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From: Markos Chandras <hwoarang@g.o>
Subject: Re: zlib breakage
Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2011 22:54:09 +0100
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On 09/23/2011 10:44 PM, Nikos Chantziaras wrote:
> I believe something needs to be done with the zlib-1.2.5.1-r1 and
> -r2 packages currently in the tree.  The maintainer of zlib pushed
> those revisions with a patch that alters macro identifiers, making
> Gentoo's zlib incompatible with upstream.  As a result, a lot of
> packages stopped building.  Bug reports for broken packages come in
> and then are being modified to fit Gentoo's zlib.
> 
> Breaking compatibility with upstream zlib also means that
> non-portage software, the ones I install with "./configure
> --prefix=$HOME/usr && make install", also won't build.
> 
> It's a mess right now and it just doesn't look right.  The bug that 
> deals with it was locked from public view:
> 
> https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=383179
> 
> Is there a plan for this, or will we have to live with what is 
> essentially an incompatible Gentoo fork of zlib?
> 
> 

Why are you discussing this in the -dev ML since there is already an
open bug about this? This is clearly a problem(if any) with the zlib
packages + maintainer. We ( as individual devs ) can't do much. If you
want to push this further, I'd suggest you to CC qa@ on the bug or
contact them directly.

- -- 
Regards,
Markos Chandras / Gentoo Linux Developer / Key ID: B4AFF2C2
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