[pdftex] pdftex compilation puzzle

Akira Kakuto kakuto at fsci.fuk.kindai.ac.jp
Mon Mar 12 09:09:27 CET 2007

Hi Victor

> Yesterday I recompiled pdftex-1.40.3 (source from sarovar.org)
> Prior to this I downloaded and recompiled libpng 1.2.16
> (http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=5624) and
> xpdf 3.0.2 from http://ftp.foolabs.com/xpdf/download.html (and installed them)
> Still, pdftex -v tells:
> Compiled with libpng 1.2.15; using libpng 1.2.15
> Compiled with zlib 1.2.3; using zlib 1.2.3
> Compiled with xpdf version 3.01

I think you have to link statically and recompile utils.c.
BTW, you cannot use xpdf 3.02 in pdfTeX 1.40.3.
Minor changes are needed in xpdf and/or pdfTeX.
Please wait until Martin releases the next version of pdfTeX.

Best regards,

More information about the pdftex mailing list