Qpdf-5.1.1

Introduction to Qpdf

The Qpdf package contains command-line programs and library that do structural, content-preserving transformations on PDF files.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.5 platform.

Package Information

Qpdf Dependencies

Required

PCRE-8.35

Optional

fop-1.1 and libxslt-1.1.28

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/qpdf

Installation of Qpdf

Install Qpdf by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr    \
            --disable-static \
            --docdir=/usr/share/doc/qpdf-5.1.1 &&
make

To test the results, issue: make check.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--disable-static: This switch prevents installation of static versions of the libraries.

Contents

Installed Programs: fix-qdf, qpdf, and zlib-flate
Installed Library: libqpdf.so
Installed Directories: /usr/include/qpdf and /usr/share/doc/qpdf-5.1.1

Short Descriptions

fix-qdf

is used to repair PDF files in QDF form after editing.

qpdf

is used to convert one PDF file to another equivalent PDF file.

libqpdf.so

contains the Qpdf API functions.

Last updated on 2014-02-19 10:11:12 +0000