Le vendredi 21 mai 2010 09:00:56, Charles Plessy a écrit : > Dear all, > > I am interested in a set of programs, the ‘BEDtools’, whose source includes > a convenience copy of the gzstream library. > > http://bedtools.googlecode.com > http://www.cs.unc.edu/Research/compgeom/gzstream/ > > A quick apt-file search indicates that at least two other packages (CCed) > may be using the gzstream library, k3d and freecad. So it seems that it > would make sense to package the gzstream library separately. > > But I notice that this library has not been updated since 2003, and > obviously, if only two programs in Debian are using it, there may be a > more suitable alternative, that would be worth suggesting to the authors > of BEDtools. I found this http://www.codeproject.com/KB/stl/zipstream.aspx and there are other alternatives listed here http://www.zlib.net/apps.gz.html but I don't know if they are as convenient as gzstream for C++. > > Does anybody has a good recommendation to replace gzstream by something > more “mainstream” without too much work? If not, are there volunteers to > co-maintain gzstream in Debian (it looks simple, but since I am not a C > programmer, I am not comfortable with library packaging). I'm up to co-maintain it with you but I'm not DD so you would be my sponsor for that particular package. Let me know if this is ok for you. > > Have a nice day, Best regards.
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