[Python-Dev] zlib not compiled by default
Barry A. Warsaw
Thu, 13 Jul 2000 14:53:25 -0400 (EDT)
>>>>> "JCA" == James C Ahlstrom <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
JCA> I think that what Andy wants is to have zlib always
JCA> distributed with Python, and always available.
We've argued about that before, although I'm not sure if we did so on
python-dev. I argued for this, in the context of distutils, but I
think Guido doesn't want to maintain this external library. We'd have
to do that if we distribute it with Python.