zlib: Data compression library

Description

Massively Spiffy Yet Delicately Unobtrusive Compression Library (Also Free, Not to Mention Unencumbered by Patents)

License

  • Modified BSD.

Upstream Contact

Dependencies

  • None

Special Update/Build Instructions

Patches

  • cygwin_symbols.patch: remove undefined symbols on Cygwin.

Type

standard

Version Information

package-version.txt:

1.2.11.p0

Equivalent System Packages

conda:

$ conda install zlib

cygwin:

$ apt-cyg install zlib-devel

Debian/Ubuntu:

$ sudo apt-get install  libz-dev

Fedora/Redhat/CentOS:

$ sudo yum install  zlib-devel

homebrew:

$ brew install zlib

macports: install the following packages: zlib

opensuse:

$ sudo zypper install "pkgconfig(zlib)"

slackware:

$ sudo slackpkg install zlib

void:

$ sudo xbps-install  zlib-devel

See https://repology.org/project/zlib/versions

If the system package is installed, ./configure will check whether it can be used.