[pdftex] [bug] \pdfmdfivesum returning wrong value

Stephan Hennig mailing_list at arcor.de
Sun Jun 10 23:04:24 CEST 2007

Heiko Oberdiek schrieb:
> On Sun, Jun 10, 2007 at 08:28:20PM +0200, Stephan Hennig wrote:
>> \pdfmdfivesum{plain.tex}
>> \bye
> This is different, here you are using the file contents of file plain.tex.
> \message{[\pdfmdfivesum file {plain.tex}]}
> \bye

Thanks!  I did not notice that

\pdfmdfivesum text
\pdfmdfivesum file text

are two different things.  Sorry for the noise.

> \pdfmdfivesum:
> * Package `embedfile', adds this data to embedded files,
>   see PDF specification.
> \pdffilesize:
> * Package `embedfile', adds this data to embedded files.
> * Package `bmpsize' that analyzes binary image files.
> * Package `grffile' uses it as existence check for
>   image files. This avoids problems with spaces and other
>   special characters.

Interesting, thanks!

Best regards,
Stephan Hennig

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