[pdftex] Incorrect pdf produced from a single correct pdf file

Martin Schröder martin at oneiros.de
Tue Oct 7 00:43:01 CEST 2008

2008/10/7 Hartmut Henkel <hartmut_henkel at gmx.de>:
> ...and when one uses a current pdftex, the embedded object stream is
> _not_ copied verbatim but it obviously ends up in the PDF file as a
> different stream (bytes differ). So the guess is that indeed the PDF is
> decrypted by the xpdf library before embedding and then it's included
> without encryption. How could this be? It can't work for general
> encrypted PDF files?

So this is the encryption bug fixed in 1.40.6?

My understanding is that xpdf automatically decrypts all encrypted
pdfs that don't need a password.


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