[Freeciv-Dev] Re: (PR#12048) RFC: make zlib manditory
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On Sat, 29 Jan 2005, Jason Short wrote:
> <URL: http://bugs.freeciv.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=12048 >
> > [jdorje - Sat Jan 29 20:58:44 2005]:
> > We should make zlib manditory. Zlib is required by libpng which is
> > required by every single GUI. It is also required by the network
> > compression code (so it's pretty much manditory already, although I
> > don't know what would happen if you tried compiling without it).
> > Making it manditory allows us to compress the files in data/scenario/.
> Hey check that out!
> - zlib is manditory, configure will fail without it.
> - None of the compression checks for the existence of any macros.
> So, can we compress the scenario files?
Yes, with gzip -9.
Vasco Alexandre da Silva Costa @ Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisboa