[Python-Dev] zlib not compiled by default
James C. Ahlstrom
Thu, 13 Jul 2000 14:49:40 -0400
Greg Stein wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 12, 2000 at 07:52:05AM +0100, Andy Robinson wrote:
> > Are there many other applications which
> > use compression? If so, would it do
> > be feasible to include it by default
> > from version 1.6?
> I believe the correct approach would be to have ./configure look for zlib.
> If present, then it should include the module into the build.
I think that what Andy wants is to have zlib always
distributed with Python, and always available.