[Dev-luatex] zlib version check

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Thu Aug 2 06:04:16 CEST 2012


On Do, 02 Aug 2012, Ulrich Mueller wrote:
> As I said before, the version is already checked by the dynamic linker
> (via soname) and by zlib's deflateInit* and inflateInit* functions.
> There's no need to check it for a third time (and in a manner that is
> different from that in zlib itself).

Indeed, sounds reasonable. Besides that as far as I remember
(but it might have been some other lib) that changed API without
changing soname ... which created quite some problems.


Best wishes

Norbert
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