acroread on the amd64
Ernst W. Winter
ewinter at ewinter.org
Wed Nov 24 22:51:00 PST 2004
On Wed, 24 Nov 2004, Oliver Fromme wrote:
> Ernst W. Winter <ewinter at ewinter.org> wrote:
> > Sorry I posted this to you, but for the benefit to others I would
> > suggest to compile "xpf" or "gpdf" and "gv" as I never used the
> > Acrobat reader and had no need for it. I found those other ones done
> > a job well even here now on a AMD64.
> Acroread is a _lot_ faster than those, especially with
> anti-aliasing enabled. I've had a complex document
As I said I don't know as I never needed nor used it.
> (containing lots of detailed maps and graphics) which
> gv took more than two minutes to render, while Acroread
> took 10 seconds. Also, I've had several cases where
Please send me some as I never had any problems with that either, so
it would be nice to see it and gain the experience.
> gv etc. did not render a document properly, most of the
> time it had to do with overlapping elements which were
> rendered in the wrong order. Acroread has never any
> such problems.
Again, it would be nice to see it as I said I never had such
problems, so please enlighten me or send me something so I can see
what you mean and which type of documents.
> For those reasons I use Acroread most of the time, if
Sure no worries, if it fits why not.
> (The above are just my observations. YMMV.)
> Best regards
Ernst Winter ewinter at ewinter.org "Nec scire fas est onmnia" --Horaz
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