[tex-live] Supplied a custom PDF trailer ID with XeLaTeX/xdvipdfmx

Osipov, Michael michael.osipov at siemens.com
Mon Dec 17 11:04:08 CET 2018

Am 2018-12-17 um 06:34 schrieb Shunsaku Hirata:
> Hi Michael,
>> Looking at the source code of dvipdfm-x I see pdf_set_id(pdf_obj *),
>> pdf_enc_id_array(), pdf_enc_compute_id_string(char *, char *, char *) as
>> well as the static sec_data structure which contains "unsigned char
>> ID[16]". That'd be perfect to write to.
>> Is that feasible, if yes which route? via LaTeX source code or via cmd
>> for the driver? One could of course modify dvipdfmx.c for a new param,
>> but I don't know the system well enough to tell whether this is a smart
>> approach or not.
> Currently there are no way to directly specify IDs in PDF trailer.
> However I think it is not difficult to add such feature to dvipdfmx.
> I will consider implementing it.

Thanks for considering. I'd be happy to test if you have something 
testwhile next year. Just drop me an email and I'll test on FreeBSD.


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