[tex-live] [Patch] XeTeX - Avoid modification of internal poppler object, fix compilation with poppler 0.72

Jonathan Kew jfkthame at gmail.com
Thu Dec 27 17:01:27 CET 2018

On 27/12/2018 15:51, Arthur Reutenauer wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 24, 2018 at 03:18:55PM +0200, Khaled Hosny wrote:
>> May be XeTeX should switch to the new pplib as well, IIRC correctly all
>> XeTeX needs is some bbox information about the PDF
>    That’s correct, it’s in pdfimage.cpp, which also defines a function
> pdf_count_pages that doesn’t seem to be used anywhere (except in another
> function that doesn’t seem to be used anywhere). 

You mean countpdffilepages()? That's called from xetex.web, where it 
appears as count_pdf_file_pages. (The tangling process strips out the 
underscores, hence the less-readable name of the C implementation.)

> It shouldn’t be a
> problem to switch to pplib when it’s ready.
> 	Best,
> 		Arthur

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