[pdftex] Comparing Two PDF files

Martin Schroeder ms at artcom-gmbh.de
Mon Jun 9 19:28:06 CEST 2003

On 2003-06-09 09:34:59 -0400, John S. Dey wrote:
> Is there a way to compare two pdf files generated from pdflatex for 
> differences?

Define "differences", please.

We actually run them through a RIP to get image files and compare
these for equality/generate diffs.

It might be a start to set \pdfcompresslevel0 and do a diff the

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