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FS#1485 - texlive: building against recent poppler

Attached to Project: CRUX
Opened by John Vogel (j_v) - Friday, 13 October 2017, 05:49 GMT
Last edited by Git commit closer (gitcloser) - Friday, 30 March 2018, 00:56 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category ports → core/opt
Status Closed
Assigned To Thomas Penteker (teK)
Operating System CRUX
Severity High
Priority High
Reported Version 3.3
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


Since poppler-0.58.0, the parts of texlive that rely on
poppler's xpdf compatibility layer fail to build. This is
due (according to what I've read on the poppler mailing list)
to the fact that the xpdf compatibility layer is concidered
internal, unstable, and not to meant for export.

I have attached a patch for the texlive port that includes
a patch from Arch's texlive pkgbuild that addresses this issue.

Please be aware that this port patch does not include an
updated signature, since I cannot generate them for official
This task depends upon

Closed by  Git commit closer (gitcloser)
Friday, 30 March 2018, 00:56 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  Fixed by commit
Comment by John Vogel (j_v) - Friday, 13 October 2017, 06:48 GMT Comment by manu (maraku) - Tuesday, 20 March 2018, 19:44 GMT
Can this be updated? Especially with 3.4 coming out soon, it'll be nice to have a working texlive out of the box.