[fpc-devel]confusing zlib organisation

Michael.VanCanneyt at Wisa.be Michael.VanCanneyt at Wisa.be
Sat Nov 22 18:30:58 CET 2003

On Sat, 22 Nov 2003 rstar at mnet-online.de wrote:

> There is a confusing zlib organisation in FP.
> You have to write:
> uses
>    ZStream,
> {$ELSE}
>    ZLib,
> {$ENDIF}

in FPC, Zlib is the low-level interface to the zlib library. 
ZStream contains a TStream descendent which uses the zlib compression to
compress the stream contents.

I think the Delphi implementation/naming is grossly wrong, and I'm not planning to 
change the names of the units.


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