[scribus] pdftk (was: Re: scribus Digest, Vol 21, Issue 14)

Ole Madsen philimorept at yahoo.com
Wed Dec 9 05:23:18 CET 2009

--- On Tue, 12/8/09, Richard Chonak <rac at gabrielmass.com> wrote:

> From: Richard Chonak <rac at gabrielmass.com>
> Subject: [scribus] pdftk (was: Re:  scribus Digest, Vol 21, Issue 14)
> To: "Scribus User Mailing List" <scribus at lists.scribus.net>
> Received: Tuesday, December 8, 2009, 12:59 PM
> I don't think pdftk is actively
> maintained (since 2006), and I have not been able to build
> it on my system.   The Makefile for Mandriva
> systems, for example, asks for gcj version 3.3.2; my system
> has 4.3.2.
> --RC

Mandriva 2010 provides kpdftool.  I have only used it to merge PDFs, but it does that very well.  It also appears to eliminate some redundancies, the size of the combined file is usually quite a bit smaller than the sum of the separate file sizes.


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