Zlib: correct checksum but error decompressing
Wed Aug 26 23:57:25 CEST 2009
Andre <andre.cohen at gmail.com> writes:
> I have been trying to solve this issue for a while now. I receive data
> from a TCP connection which is compressed.
Are you sure it is compressed with zlib? If yes, does it include the
standard zlib header? Some applications save a few bytes by stripping
the header. See the zlib doc page for how to deal with that, there is
a flag that causes the header check to be skipped on decompression if
you pass a negative number. That's the first thing I would try.
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