[tex-live] possible problem with thumbpdf

Philip Taylor (Webmaster, Ret'd) P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Wed Jul 7 16:09:54 CEST 2010

Heiko Oberdiek wrote:

> Then important objects for the perl script thumbpdf are hidden,
> because compressed. In short, thumbpdf doesn't support compressed
> objects. Thus either use \pdfobjcompresslevel=0 or don't use
> thumbpdf. I don't have plans to extend thumbpdf, because supporting
> compressed objects would require a complete rewrite of thumbpdf using
> a PDF library. And I doubt the usefulness of thumbpdf nowadays, when
> AR versions generate thumbnails on the fly very fast.

Could "thumbpdf" itself perhaps specify "\pdfobjcompresslevel = 0\relax" ?
* Phil.

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