Bug 1392 - There is no legacy libc5 zlib library
There is no legacy libc5 zlib library
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: zlib (Show other bugs)
5.2
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-03-01 19:11 EST by jeff_grady
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-06-29 14:18:05 EDT
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Description jeff_grady 1999-03-01 19:11:56 EST
While redhat 5.2 provides legacy libc5 libraries, it does
not provide one for zlib.  This causes any libc5 programs
that need zlib to dump core.
Comment 1 Preston Brown 1999-03-29 17:11:59 EST
can you give us some example applications that need them?  If they are
commercial applications for which you cannot get source code to
recompile, we might consider it.  But if they are applications for
which there are newer glibc versions already available, the chances us
of providing the library may be not as great.

------- Email Received From  Jeffrey Grady <jeff_grady@yahoo.com> 04/16/99 00:11 -------
Comment 2 Preston Brown 1999-04-16 13:52:59 EDT
OK we are making sure this makes it into the 6.0 libc5 compatibility
library.

PrestonOK we are making sure this makes it into the 6.0 libc5 compatibility
library.

Preston
Comment 3 Jay Turner 1999-06-29 14:18:59 EDT
Confirm that version 6.0 fixed this issue.  Reopen the bug if you are
still experiencing problems.

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