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Re: Bug#538098: [Pkg-haskell-maintainers] Bug#538098: Please upgrade to ≥

On Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 10:32:09AM +0200, Joachim Breitner wrote:
>> Package: libghc6-zlib-dev
>> Version:
>> Severity: wishlist
>> Please upgrade haskell-zlib in Debian.  The upcoming release of
>> Darcs 2.3 requires haskell-zlib
>> Without it, Darcs will use its deprecated internal zlib bindings,
>> which will reduce the amount of real-world testing that
>> haskell-zlib gets from Debian users.
> now it starts: The platform specifies zlib- but using
> something deprecated should be avoided.

I believe the reason Darcs' zlib dependency was bumped to 0.5.1 is
because 0.5.0 has known problems with CRC (checksums) -- either
generating bad ones, or failing to detect/repair bad ones.

I can dig up the exact details if you want.

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