[OS X TeX] [OT] pdftk on OS X
Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Wed Dec 24 14:56:13 CET 2008
Am 24.12.2008 um 12:00 schrieb Daniel Becker:
> 1) install fink. Do all the necessary initial updates of fink and
> the fink-package list.
sudo fink selfupdate
sudo fink update-all
> Make sure that unstable packages are incuded
On Tiger, Mac OS X 10.4, pdftk 1.41 is also in stable ...
> 2) I had to update X11 from http://xquartz.macosforge.org/trac/wiki/
Why? Pdftk is a command line tool, which will work without X11 ...
> 3) install it from the source. A VERY time-consuming installation-
> compile-??? process starts.
On Tiger compilation of an updated version of GCC consumes hours.
Other hours are spent in compiling pdftk's Java core ...
> Several other packages are installed as well.
Libwmf and libjasper, maybe separated into "pure," shlibs, and dev
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