Re: htdig: PDF Support

Maren S. Leizaola (
Thu, 30 Jul 1998 02:22:31 +0800 (CST)

On Wed, 29 Jul 1998, Colin Viebrock wrote:

> Also sprach Alex Block (at 09:00 AM 7/29/98 -0400) ...
> >Thanks for your response re: PDF support. The server I'm running htdig on
> >uses BSDI BSD/OS 2.1 -- what version of the reader should I secure?
> In short: I don't know. :)
> It looks like Adobe doesn't have a Acrobat Reader for BSDI. I'd contact
> their tech support team and ask them. (The techie guy here suggests
> *maybe* compiling the Linux version on a Linux machine, and then running it
> in Linux compatability-mode on your BSDI box. But don't hold your breath.)

A better bet is to get the Acrobat reader of a FreeBSD box, which is a
built in package. BSDI and FreeBSD shoud have better binary compatibility.

Good luck.

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