In the last episode (Jun 21), EJG said:
> On Debian Linux, kernel linux-image-2.6.15-1-486,
> after I donload the file: openssh-4.3p2.tar.gz, untar
> this and then execute ./configure
> After some lines, the proccess stop with this msg:
> ....
> checking for library containing basename... none
> required
> checking for deflate in -lz... no
> configure: error: *** zlib missing - please install
> first or check config.log ***
> I installed zlib package, with apt-get install, but
> dont solve the problem.

Debian separates shared libraries and header files into separate
packages. You need to apt-get install zlib1g-dev.

Dan Nelson