zlib 1.1.4 is out (was: Re: Patch: update zlib/* to 1.1.3)

Jos Backus josb at cncdsl.com
Tue Mar 12 11:41:01 EST 2002

On Tue, Mar 12, 2002 at 10:58:31AM +1100, Martin Pool wrote:
> It seems the patch we merged into rsync 2.5.3 is not correct and -z is
> not reliable.  I'll do another release shortly.

So the extra ZFREE() in infblock.c was the culprit:


Wrt the bandaid, on both Solaris and FreeBSD the manpage says ``If ptr is
NULL, no action occurs.''. So it sounds like there are platforms where
free(NULL) does cause a crash.

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