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Re: making zlib inclusion and pserver optional?

From: Claus Henriksen
Subject: Re: making zlib inclusion and pserver optional?
Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2004 09:51:44 +0100
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Tirsdag den 27. januar 2004 20:17 skrev Patton, Matthew E., CTR, OSD-PA&E:
> Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
> While lots of platforms have had zlib for quite some time I realize that
> not all others (windoze in particular) don't. Shouldn't the configure
> script use the system zlib instead if it exists?
> With the recent spate of messages regarding pserver, shouldn't the default
> be to disable this "dangerous" mode by default? So those wanting the
> feature have to build it specifically for themselves?

Well yes, pserver can be dangerous to your accountability, but you still do 
have to enable the socket before it runs. 
I think it's enough to warn people in the documentation.


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