[tex-live] dvipdfmx not linked with zlib

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Wed Jun 29 09:46:21 CEST 2005

Karl Berry wrote:
>     Is it intentional that the linux i386 binary of dvipdfmx isn't linked
>     with zlib
> I've just submitted a new dvipdfmx binary, updated to the 20050627
> release which Hirata just made (some details below).  It is linked with
> libz, although I don't know how to tell directly if a PDF is compressed
> or not.  There's plenty of binary in the output from story.dvi, at
> least.

you can try compression by playing with

   dvipdfmx -z ...

open the pdf file in an editor and see what happens to streams (each page has a 
content stream); file size should be affected as well


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