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Re: RedHat zlib & svn compression

From: Joe Orton <joe_at_manyfish.co.uk>
Date: 2002-07-24 23:23:49 CEST

On Wed, Jul 24, 2002 at 01:43:41PM -0700, Blair Zajac wrote:
> I noticed that on my patched RedHat 7.3 box that neon wasn't being
> compiled with zlib support in the svn client due to zlib being a
> patched version of 1.1.3 that handled the recent zlib security
> issue. neon's configure however checks for zlib 1.1.4 or above.
> I'm guessing this applies to older RedHat's, because even for
> RedHat 7.2, the update site only has patched versions of 1.1.3.
> If you want compression between your svn client and the svn server,
> I'd recommend getting zlib-1.1.4-4.i386.rpm and zlib-devel-1.1.4-4.i386.rpm
> from RedHat Rawhide

Alternatively, you can pass --with-force-zlib to configure so neon skips
the version check, if you do have the errata package which includes the
security fix. (packages in Raw Hide come with a "may eat your data"



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