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From Henri Gomez <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] mod_deflate extensions
Date Thu, 21 Nov 2002 12:44:26 GMT
Jeff Trawick wrote:
> Henri Gomez <> writes:
>>And in fine what about mod_deflate to be added by default in
>>Apache 2.0.44 ?
>>And if so should we use the mod_gzip compression functions instead of
>>depending on zlib ?
> I would be shocked if any significant subset of the people who have to
> support this code would be interested in switching the compression
> engine anyway.  (And changing deflate to use a different compression
> engine works against the goal of 2.0.44 being a stable release.)

So what about for 2.0.45 dev ?

> Meanwhile I haven't seen anybody besides myself suggesting that we
> bundle the relevant parts of zlib, and in my experience that is
> required in order to get a consistently successful build on Unix (not
> that I would advocate doing it before 2.0.44 ships anyway).

What do you means ?

- Put zlib full source tree in Apache 2.0 tree and make
   a static build ?

- Put part of zlib code in Apache 2.0 source ?

- or make configure detect zlib shared lib and make mod_deflate
   available by default ?

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