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louigi600
Is there anything better then xpdf for reading pdf files on Zaurus ?
XorA
QUOTE(louigi600 @ Jul 13 2007, 08:06 AM)
Is there anything better then xpdf for reading pdf files on Zaurus ?
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Yes, epdfview, find it here http://trac.emma-soft.com/epdfview/

It uses poppler as its pdf reading backend and gtk+-2.X for its gui.

There are build recipes in OE you can adapt to pdaXrom.

BTW this one is FAST ™
louigi600
Thanks Xora ....
I've been trying to build it from sources without much success.
Have you any idea which versions should I use (epdfview and dependencies) in order to minimise any build trouble ?

For instance I've been trying with epdfview 1.6 and if I use poppler version 0.5.4 configure complains that it cannot find cairo (even if I tell it where it is manually) and GTK + is satisfied from the pdaxrom toolchain I guess because configure does not complain..
I the used poppler ver. 0.5.0 and it finds cairo but build broke complaining that some structures were unknown.
So which would be the combination of versions that would give me less trouble ?
desertrat
QUOTE(louigi600 @ Jul 15 2007, 06:44 AM)
I've been trying to build it from sources without much success.
Have you any idea which versions should I use (epdfview and dependencies) in order to minimise any build trouble ?

Unless you like the fun of building it yourself, meanie has already compiled a version, search the archives.
louigi600
Meanies package is looking for libiconv ... (I already installed poppler also from Meanies feed) but I cant find libiconv . Where do I get it ?
Capn_Fish
The beta1 feed has it I believe.
louigi600
Thanks Capt ;-)

But I must add that epdfview is not that good on big pdf files (I'm reading pxa27x developer manual 12Mb) ... and performs even worse then xpdf.

I know that reading that on Z is not a must ... but it's handy when you're around and don't have a normal pc to read on ;-)
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