[Python-Dev] zlib module doesn't build - inflateCopy() not found
"Martin v. Löwis"
martin at v.loewis.de
Sat May 20 08:01:53 CEST 2006
Tim Peters wrote:
> That's very peculiar. Python has its own copy of the zlib code now,
> under Modules/zlib/. That's version 1.2.3.
> inflateCopy() is exported by Modules/zlib/inflate.c. I wonder why the
> last gcc line above has "-lz" in it?
By convention, the Unix build doesn't use the included zlib. Unix users
typically insist on using the system libraries when they are available,
so nobody has even contributed a build procedure to use the included
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