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--- a/zlib/zlib.3	Sun Aug 21 07:07:55 2011 +0900
+++ b/zlib/zlib.3	Fri Oct 27 22:46:09 2017 +0900
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-.TH ZLIB 3 "18 July 2005"
+.TH ZLIB 3 "15 Jan 2017"
 zlib \- compression/decompression library
@@ -9,15 +9,15 @@
 .I zlib
 library is a general purpose data compression library.
-The code is thread safe.
+The code is thread safe, assuming that the standard library functions
+used are thread safe, such as memory allocation routines.
 It provides in-memory compression and decompression functions,
 including integrity checks of the uncompressed data.
 This version of the library supports only one compression method (deflation)
-but other algorithms will be added later
-and will have the same stream interface.
+but other algorithms may be added later
+with the same stream interface.
 Compression can be done in a single step if the buffers are large enough
-(for example if an input file is mmap'ed),
 or can be done by repeated calls of the compression function.
 In the latter case,
 the application must provide more input and/or consume the output
@@ -30,91 +30,63 @@
 The library does not install any signal handler.
 The decoder checks the consistency of the compressed data,
-so the library should never crash even in case of corrupted input.
+so the library should never crash even in the case of corrupted input.
 All functions of the compression library are documented in the file
 .IR zlib.h .
 The distribution source includes examples of use of the library
 in the files
-.I example.c
+.I test/example.c
-.IR minigzip.c .
+.IR test/minigzip.c,
+as well as other examples in the
+.IR examples/
 Changes to this version are documented in the file
 .I ChangeLog
-that accompanies the source,
-and are concerned primarily with bug fixes and portability enhancements.
-A Java implementation of
-.I zlib
-is available in the Java Development Kit 1.1:
-A Perl interface to
-.IR zlib ,
-written by Paul Marquess (pmqs@cpan.org),
-is available at CPAN (Comprehensive Perl Archive Network) sites,
+that accompanies the source.
-A Python interface to
-.IR zlib ,
-written by A.M. Kuchling (amk@magnet.com),
-is available in Python 1.5 and later versions:
+.I zlib
+is built in to many languages and operating systems, including but not limited to
+Java, Python, .NET, PHP, Perl, Ruby, Swift, and Go.
-.I zlib
-binding for
-.IR tcl (1),
-written by Andreas Kupries (a.kupries@westend.com),
-is availlable at:
-An experimental package to read and write files in .zip format,
+An experimental package to read and write files in the .zip format,
 written on top of
 .I zlib
 by Gilles Vollant (info@winimage.com),
 is available at:
 and also in the
 .I contrib/minizip
 directory of the main
 .I zlib
-web site.
+source distribution.
 .I zlib
-web site can be found at either of these locations:
+web site can be found at:
-The data format used by the zlib library is described by RFC
+The data format used by the
+.I zlib
+library is described by RFC
 (Request for Comments) 1950 to 1952 in the files:
-http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc1950.txt (concerning zlib format)
+http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc1950 (for the zlib header and trailer format)
-http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc1951.txt (concerning deflate format)
+http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc1951 (for the deflate compressed data format)
-http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc1952.txt (concerning gzip format)
+http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc1952 (for the gzip header and trailer format)
-These documents are also available in other formats from:
-Mark Nelson (markn@ieee.org) wrote an article about
+Mark Nelson wrote an article about
 .I zlib
 for the Jan. 1997 issue of  Dr. Dobb's Journal;
 a copy of the article is available at:
 Before reporting a problem,
 please check the
@@ -127,22 +99,40 @@
 .I zlib
 FAQ at:
 before asking for help.
 Send questions and/or comments to zlib@gzip.org,
 or (for the Windows DLL version) to Gilles Vollant (info@winimage.com).
-Version 1.2.3
-Copyright (C) 1995-2005 Jean-loup Gailly (jloup@gzip.org)
-and Mark Adler (madler@alumni.caltech.edu).
+Version 1.2.11
+Copyright (C) 1995-2017 Jean-loup Gailly and Mark Adler
+This software is provided 'as-is', without any express or implied
+warranty.  In no event will the authors be held liable for any damages
+arising from the use of this software.
+Permission is granted to anyone to use this software for any purpose,
+including commercial applications, and to alter it and redistribute it
+freely, subject to the following restrictions:
-This software is provided "as-is,"
-without any express or implied warranty.
-In no event will the authors be held liable for any damages
-arising from the use of this software.
-See the distribution directory with respect to requirements
-governing redistribution.
+.nr step 1 1
+.IP \n[step]. 3
+The origin of this software must not be misrepresented; you must not
+claim that you wrote the original software. If you use this software
+in a product, an acknowledgment in the product documentation would be
+appreciated but is not required.
+.IP \n+[step].
+Altered source versions must be plainly marked as such, and must not be
+misrepresented as being the original software.
+.IP \n+[step].
+This notice may not be removed or altered from any source distribution.
+Jean-loup Gailly        Mark Adler
+jloup@gzip.org          madler@alumni.caltech.edu
 The deflate format used by
 .I zlib
 was defined by Phil Katz.