[fpc-devel] patch minigzip

Darius Blaszijk dhkblaszyk at zeelandnet.nl
Thu Sep 7 19:10:02 CEST 2006

>> Just looked at the site of Nomssi, and it appears that the paszlib 
>> version
>> he's shipping is also FPC compatible. I could have a look to use that
>> zutil.pas unless someone tells me not to ;)
>> Who did import this lib initially to fpc? It seems that there are some
>> differences between the two versions, just wondering why.
>a) We did need it for the FCL.
>b) It is unmaintained, so the only way to do maintenance is to import it
>   so we can do the necessary maintenance.
>I did a cleanup of the code some time ago to switch from C to Pascal types
>and kick the zutil unit.

Apart from the memory functions, there were also some "new" types declared 
like pzByteArray. How should I handle that one? Is there an alternative 
available? Or could we perhaps just import back zutil.pas but without the 
memory functions?


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