# [luatex] [Dev-luatex] \pdfcompresslevel

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Wed Jul 22 14:26:04 CEST 2009

```Taco Hoekwater wrote:
>
>> just a thought - if cleanup for making \pdfcompresslevel static makes
>> the code simpler ("The compression level is now a part of the pdf back-end
>> structure ..."), maybe there could be an option in the \pdfobj to force
>> a particular stream to have no compression, instead of making
>> \pdfcompresslevel dynamic?
>
>> something like \pdfobj stream nocompress ...
>
> I am thinking of pushing a whatsit into the node stream to control
> such settings. That or your solution will become a requirement if
> we ever want to move the backend to a separate thread.

but it will be a different primitive then as we don't want a such node
in the document preamble

Hans

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