Removal of zlib, take 2.

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Wed Jul 16 18:52:05 MDT 2014

On Wed, 2014-07-16 at 17:29 -0700, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> 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.

Having the lib_3p could also make it easier to just have other mandatory
dependencies, because it won't be any more work, which removes my
'perverse incentive concern, and may well make it practical to get
Heimdal out of the tree, which actually would save a lot of work. 

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT

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