[Python-Dev] upgrading to zlib 1.2.1 for Windows

Tim Peters tim.one at comcast.net
Thu Jan 8 15:55:38 EST 2004

> I noticed that a new version of zlib was released last year.  1.2.0
> came out in March through 1.2.1 in late November.
> ...
> Shall we upgrade the Windows build to use this new version?  I have
> the changes made locally, but don't want to commit until people have
> had a chance to grab the new source.

Which Windows build(s)?  If you mean the 2.4 VC7 Windows build, sure.  The
VC6 build appears to be officially unsupported now, so unsure about that
one.  If there's another kind of "security fix" gimmick in 1.2.0 or 1.2.1,
then a backport to 2.3 maint would also be appropriate.

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