[Python-Dev] zlib not compiled by default

Barry A. Warsaw bwarsaw@beopen.com
Wed, 12 Jul 2000 10:45:38 -0400 (EDT)

>>>>> "GS" == Greg Stein <gstein@lyra.org> writes:

    GS> I believe the correct approach would be to have ./configure
    GS> look for zlib.  If present, then it should include the module
    GS> into the build.  [ this auto-build style could apply to many
    GS> modules, actually ]

It would have to check the libz version number.  Older versions will
core Python.