COMPRESS set to no-compress-found-during-configure even if gzip installed

Russ Allbery rra at
Sat Jun 24 00:40:06 UTC 2000

Richard Kettlewell <richard at> writes:

> I have INN 2.2.2, on a Debian GNU/Linux system with gzip, but without
> compress.

> configure sets the COMPRESS variable to
> no-compress-found-during-configure, even though gzip would be a
> perfectly adequate substitute for decompression purposes.

> This prevents (for example) actsyncd from operating.

> If COMPRESS is required to be a real compress for compression purposes
> then perhaps configure should add a DECOMPRESS variable which can be
> either gzip or compress (or whatever else might be used for this
> purpose).

Thanks for the report; this has now been fixed in the CURRENT and BETA
trees.  It won't be fixed in INN 2.2.3, but it will be fixed in INN 2.3.0.

Russ Allbery (rra at             <>

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