Import of InfoZIP

Nick Burrett nick at
Wed Dec 19 09:36:58 PST 2001

Ian Jeffray <ian at> writes:

> Nick Burrett wrote:
> > I agree with what you are saying, but for the time being we should be
> > OK treating this has a quick hack.  I think we would need to spend a
> > fair amount of time designing a stable API for the SharedUnixLibrary
> > before we could properly release it to the public.
> Yep... ok... my point was, that we'll have to live with this thing
> being out in the public (potentially clashing with anything moving
> forward, but I doubt it) from now 'til forever.  Possibly more of a
> "heads up" than anything.

For what it is worth, we could warn about its implementation
within the GCC release, stating why it is needed.  Then people will
be aware.  Though they will forget 25 seconds later and we will have
the problems anyway.


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