RE: [htdig] Compression in FreeBSD

Alok K. Dhir (
Thu, 28 Oct 1999 10:55:18 -0400

Oh, it compresses fine (find zlib, etc), but it fails to show any excerpts, so
the decompression doesn't seem to be working...

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Geoff Hutchison []
> Sent: Thursday, October 28, 1999 12:41 AM
> To: Alok Dhir
> Cc:
> Subject: Re: [htdig] Compression in FreeBSD
> At 2:45 PM -0400 10/27/99, Alok K. Dhir wrote:
> >Any ideas? I'd be glad to try to debug this if anyone can
> tell me where
> >to start looking...
> Well, to start out with, ht://Dig doesn't do any compression code
> itself. It checks for, and uses, the zlib compression library. I
> assume you have it if you're trying to use compression. (If not,
> there's a configure script error--it shouldn't let you use
> compression without the library.)
> I think the zlib source comes with some test programs, but it's been
> a few months since I compiled it. Barring that, I guess I'd have to
> think if there are any small programs that use the zlib code--just to
> make sure it's working right.
> -Geoff Hutchison
> Williams Students Online

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