[physfs] 2.0 wishlist...

Ryan C. Gordon icculus at clutteredmind.org
Tue Sep 21 10:11:15 EDT 2004

> Remove bundled zlib and use standard distro. I can't see any diffs except 
> the use of the Z_PREFIX usage.

It should favor the distro zlib unless it a) can't find it or b) you
requested to use the included copy at ./configure time.

(If it's not doing this, it's a bug)

> [**] Again something we already have externally, because I added it to a 
> modified abs-file.h we use. Because we used them a lot with text files prior 
> to using physfs, we figured adding support to physfs was fair enough. I've 
> attached the abstraction file we use, they are a quick hacky job, I'm sure 
> they are better ways to do it. (The vsscanf method is missing under windows 
> so had to be botched, and a better PC specific asm hack is on the web but 
> this one is cross-platform.)

I don't really want to put printf-style stuff into physfs itself, but it
should definitely be in the extras dir, so people can use it if they


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