zlib 1.1.4 is out (was: Re: Patch: update zlib/* to 1.1.3)
josb at cncdsl.com
Tue Mar 12 09:13:55 EST 2002
> > Hopefully they will accept your patch and there will be a 1.1.4 release,
> > which also incorporates the infblock.c fixes. It would be bad to have
> > different (broken) versions of zlib out there when this can easily be
> > avoided.
Version 1.1.4 fixes a double-free bug which creates a potential security
problem described here.
The beta version 1.1.5beta (to be released shortly) includes many more
changes. A new official version 1.1.5 will be released as soon as
extensive testing has been completed on it. See the ChangeLog for details.
NOTE: zlib 1.1.4 does not support window sizes of 256 bytes (windowBits ==
8). A 512-byte window is the smallest the encoder can use. (Most
applications use the default 32,768-byte window size for best
Now wouldn't be grand if the rsync modifications made it into that version?
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