[pdftex] Man page for pdftosrc

Heiko Oberdiek oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de
Thu Aug 4 00:55:08 CEST 2005

On Wed, Aug 03, 2005 at 10:02:31PM +0200, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:

> >>>>> "Heiko" == Heiko Oberdiek <oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de> writes:
>   > On Tue, Aug 02, 2005 at 09:40:44AM +0200, Frank Küster wrote:
>   >> the pdftosrc program included in pdftex has no documentation so
>   >> far.  A year ago, Hilmar Preusse has started to write one and
>   >> asked on this list about comments on his draft, but unfortunately
>   >> nobody stepped up to have a look at it.
>   > Since AR 7/Linux and AR 6/Other, attachted files (see attachfile
>   > package) can be extracted by normal user without the need of
>   > special programs.  Therefore I would consider pdftosrc obsolete
>   > for the purpose of attaching and extracing files.
> Hi Heiko,
> there are many reasons not to regard pdftosrc as obsolete.
> Adobe does not support all platforms, so there are many people who have
> to use xpdf instead.

The attachted files can also be extracted by other tools such
as pdftk (operation unpack_files).

Yours sincerely
  Heiko <oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de>

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