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I have a question regarding the installation of PHP with zlib support on a gentoo. The Zlib is installed by gentoo, and therefore it does not have a base directory. However, in order to have zlib support in PHP, i need to specify the "base directory" in which zlib is installed. How do I do that? Where should this "base directory" be?