Re: htdig: PDF Parsing errors

Geoff Hutchison (
Fri, 18 Sep 1998 16:21:50 -0400

At 3:10 PM -0400 9/18/98, J.A. MacDonald wrote:
>I'm trying to index a site that has a bunch of pdf's in it. I've set the
>pdf_parser in the conf file to point to the installed acroread and am
>getting the following errors while running rundig:
>/tmp/htdig351.pdf: Could not repair file.
>PDF::parse: cannot open acroread output

These kinds of errors are usually caused by the "max_doc_size" being set to
low. I believe the default is 100K since HTML files don't usually come

I guess this is FAQ material now. :-)

-Geoff Hutchison
Williams Students Online

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