[fpc-devel] zstream, fpc and lazarus

Paul Ishenin webpirat at mail.ru
Sun Dec 2 10:48:07 CET 2007

Daniƫl Mantione wrote:
> Okay, that explains it. The memory stream is the only solution to seek in 
> a sane way. Now we could switch to Delphi behaviour, but to be honest, I 
> don't want to enforce the memory stream to everyone who wants to use a 
> compressed stream; it should be usable on plain files.
> I'm going to interpret the Delphi docs liberally; "the beginning" is the 
> beginning of the zstream, not the beginning of the file. If you want to 
> reset the source stream, you will have to reset the source stream :) Ok, 
> it is a Delphi incompatibility, but really a corner case, and doing so has 
> many advantages.
Ok, if you call this fpc feature then please fix related code at least 
in fpc svn repository. I have no problems with any zstream - I want to 
have "crash free" fpc.

And btw, why fpc team commited this new code to fixes branch if png 
reader (from the same svn) is still crashing?

Best regards,
Paul Ishenin.

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