acroread on the amd64

Ernst W. Winter ewinter at
Wed Nov 24 12:03:54 PST 2004

On Wed, 24 Nov 2004, Chuck Robey wrote:

> On Wed, 24 Nov 2004, Ernst W. Winter wrote:
> > On Wed, 24 Nov 2004, Chuck Robey wrote:
> >
> > > Anyone have more detailed info about that?  Notice, I didn't mail
> > > to freeBSD-ports, I don't know how strict our mailing list filters
> > > are, I thought they'd probably kick me out if I tried to
> > > cross-post.
> > >
> > well I would suggest that you should try "xpdf" or "gpdf" and "gv" as
> > that would cover that part well, I never have used the Acrobat reader
> > as these other always done whatever I needed them for and I have
> > compiled them now with a AMD64 here and they behave well. I would
> > say, try it.
> Trying to get apsfilter working, and it wants acroread, so I'm going to
> *try* that first.  In my own experience, although it's rare, there ARE
> those docs that get read by acroread, and not by xpdf, I've seen them.
well I never used that option and with xpdf there where a time when
there where some hickups, but so far no more, also as I said there is
gpdf and it works well and I have seen others with kde that do the
job well, so far I have collected some Gigabyte of documents as I do
research for people and neve had any problems and do I can't comment
on Acroread either.


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