greg wrote:
> ruby -r zlib -e 'puts Zlib::ZLIB_VERSION'
> 1.2.3

I recall having had that problem a year or two ago.
I think it was fixed by a version update, but I don't
know the version numbers any more. It was definitely
a bug in zlib though, and I definitely got around it
without having to patch the source.

Sorry I can't help more right now.

Clifford Heath.