Re: [htdig] 3.2.0b2 and zlib

Subject: Re: [htdig] 3.2.0b2 and zlib
From: Erik Lyons (
Date: Wed Sep 27 2000 - 14:04:30 PDT

Thanks Gilles,

Actually, I tried this. Configure and install completed, but then when I
tried to run htdig it suffered an Arithmetic Exception and dumped core.
I assumed this was because of --without-zlib, but perhaps not... (?)

Gilles Detillieux wrote:
> According to Erik Lyons:
> > Config says zlib is wanted. Is it needed?
> > I apparently don't have it. Wasn't an issue with 3.1.5.
> >
> > Solaris 2.6.
> 3.1.5's configure automatically tested for zlib, which was used only if
> you enabled compression of db.docdb entries - it was a less critical part
> of the package then. With 3.2, zlib is much more needed, but you can
> explicitly build without it, if you can tolerate the huge word database,
> by giving the --without-zlib option to ./configure.
> --
> Gilles R. Detillieux E-mail: <>
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> Dept. Physiology, U. of Manitoba Phone: (204)789-3766
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