[tex-k] pdftex/pdfetex libs and banner

Olaf Weber olaf at infovore.xs4all.nl
Tue Sep 14 22:10:11 CEST 2004

Hartmut Henkel writes:
> On Tue, 14 Sep 2004, Staszek Wawrykiewicz wrote:

>> Both pdftex and pdfetex compiled from the current sources (TeX Live depot)
>> say:
>> This is pdfeTeXk, Version 3.141592-1.20a-2.2 (Web2C 7.5.3)
>> In fact, pdftex is linked to pdfetex, so the banner and --version are OK.

> Yes, but that's only the text on the command line. Inside the PDF file
> there is, for pdfeTeX (!), invariably:

> /Producer (pdfTeX-1.20a)
> /PTEX.Fullbanner (This is pdfTeX, Version 3.141592-1.2...

> ...which is annoying, as e. g. one can't really trace the engine that
> created a PDF file. And you can't tell about acceptance of the e-engine.

> Maybe i'm in the wrong list, just thought that because pdftex.mk tells
> infovore at xs4all.nl that it might be something for Olaf.

This is something for the pdftex list.

> Best Regards

> Hartmut

Olaf Weber

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