[fpc-pascal] FPC static linking of zlib

Matthias Klumpp matthias at nlinux.org
Tue Apr 13 22:06:29 CEST 2010

On Tue, 13 Apr 2010 22:00:58 +0200, Micha Nelissen <micha at neli.hopto.org>
> Matthias Klumpp wrote:
>> If you build the package using lazbuild, lintian (the Debian policy
>> checker
>> tool) throws an error described here:
>>  http://lintian.debian.org/tags/embedded-zlib.html
> paszlib is a pascal implementation of compression. How is that check 
> performed? Maybe it triggers on some specific function name?
I'll ask someone.

> I'm not sure if some version of zlib was translated to pascal; therefore 
> having the same security issues, or if it was written from scratch, so 
> that it won't have those security issues?
Not sure...
I should say that WinFF and easyMp3Gain do not use any ZLib function, so
ZLib should not be in the binary.

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