[texhax] pax: [was Re: pdfpages on steroids?]

Victor Ivrii vivrii at gmail.com
Mon Dec 27 18:48:21 CET 2010

On Mon, Dec 27, 2010 at 8:56 AM, Heiko Oberdiek
<heiko.oberdiek at googlemail.com> wrote:
> support/pax/

It is part of TL2010 /  but I tried

java -jar /usr/local/texlive/2009/texmf-dist/scripts/pax/pax.jar filename.pdf

and it returned an error

Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError:
	at java.lang.J9VMInternals.verifyImpl(Native Method)
	at java.lang.J9VMInternals.verify(J9VMInternals.java:72)
	at java.lang.J9VMInternals.initialize(J9VMInternals.java:134)
Caused by: java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: org.pdfbox.cos.ICOSVisitor
	at java.net.URLClassLoader.findClass(URLClassLoader.java:434)
	at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:653)
	at sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader.loadClass(Launcher.java:358)
	at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:619)
	... 3 more

with no .pax created

Then I realized that I have no pdfbox.jar and got


made symlink

/usr/share/java/pdfbox.jar -> pdfbox-app-1.4.0.jar

but still this error persists

Victor Ivrii, Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto

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