Removal of zlib, take 2.

Jeremy Allison jra at
Wed Jul 16 14:17:14 MDT 2014

On Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 10:09:46PM +0200, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 09:10:15AM -0700, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> > 
> > They WHY is completely obvious. We DO NOT MAINTAIN THESE LIBRARIES.
> > They are upstream, and we need to treat them that way. Pulling in
> > and shipping cruft we dont' update and don't maintain has to stop.
> That's true. But we are mixing in a dependency on those
> libraries into completely unrelated components. THAT has to
> stop first. THEN we can talk about removing the internal
> copy.

Sure - I completely agree with that. Lessening dependencies,
then removing libraries that are maintained upstream of us
is the only sane way to keep Samba maintainable and secure

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