Removal of zlib, take 2.

Jeremy Allison jra at
Wed Jul 16 18:29:43 MDT 2014

On Thu, Jul 17, 2014 at 12:21:26PM +1200, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> Yes.
> We should also, for this and for the script,
> validate the md5sum.  (Simo asked me to do that ages ago, and I've not
> got to it yet). 
> While I don't want to discourage you, Ira's lib_3p branch, taken only to
> the point of moving the code, but then additionally blacklisting it from
> the tarball, seems less work in the short term, if we are OK with this
> code being in git. 

Personally I'd rather do the build farm work and remove
the code from git, but that's just my preference. I think
it will be much cleaner in the long run and ensure we
build ourselves like everyone else does. Less room for
errors IMHO.

Let's see what others think.

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