Qpdf-10.6.3

Introduction to Qpdf

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

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Development versions of BLFS may not build or run some packages properly if dependencies have been updated since the most recent stable versions of the book.

Package Information

Qpdf Dependencies

Required

libjpeg-turbo-2.1.3

Optional

fop-2.7, GnuTLS-3.7.5, and libxslt-1.1.35

User Notes: https://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-10.6.3 &&
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-10.6.3

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

zlib-flate

is a raw zlib compression program

libqpdf.so

contains the Qpdf API functions