[tex-live] pdfopen in TL

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Sat Jul 2 16:25:08 CEST 2005

Karl Berry wrote:
> FYI ...
> Thanks to Taco H, his pdfopen/pdfclose utility is now in TeX Live.  It
> uses Automake.  Astoundingly, I had to make no, as in zero, changes to
> get it to work.  It requires only system and X libraries, not kpathsea
> or anything else (thankfully).

> Hopefully it will compile ok on the other platforms.

fyi: pdfopen and pdfclose have been part of the windows fptex distribution for 
ages; it was never picked up for other platforms until taco did the translation 
(because texexec uses it); so, make sure that you don't overwrite existing 
windows versions;


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