[pdftex] Reference XObjects

Martin Schröder martin at oneiros.de
Mon Oct 29 21:09:10 CET 2007

2007/10/27, Martin Schröder <martin at oneiros.de>:
> The byte offset in the xref of PDFs has only 9 digits, so a PDF can
> not be larger then 10GB. LFS is Large File Support.

Turns out I was wrong. :-)

PDF <= 1.4 is limited to 10GB.

If you use compressed object streams (PDF 1.5++,
\pdfobjcompresslevel=3), the size is unlimited (pdftex 1.40.x only
works for <4GiB, though).


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