[darcs-users] Windows build error (due to ifdef juggling?)

Trent W. Buck trentbuck at gmail.com
Sat Feb 28 11:38:48 UTC 2009


Eric Kow <kowey at darcs.net> writes:

> On Sat, Feb 28, 2009 at 06:40:30 +1100, Trent W. Buck wrote:
>> To me, that seems to be saying "zlib (the haskell package) is
>> installed, but zlib (the C library) isn't."
>
> Eh?  My understanding was that the Haskell zlib comes with a copy of the
> C zlib.  Hmm... :-/

The (Haskell) zlib package may include a "convenience copy" of the (C)
zlib library, but on Debian, at least, it would be a Policy violation to
use that convenience copy.

This may also be the case on Windows; I don't know anything about Windows.



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