[poppler] Making the poppler utils operate over stdin/stdout
Albert Astals Cid
aacid at kde.org
Thu Aug 3 03:51:24 PDT 2006
A Divendres 30 Juny 2006 22:02, Dominic Lachowicz va escriure:
> It would be useful if poppler's utilities could read PDFs from stdin
> in addition to a named file. Some of the utilities already support
> writing to stdout in addition to named files, so this proposal would
> make those utilities symmetrical.
> To this end, I've filed some bugs with patches, and would appreciate
> if someone could review them before they start collecting dust in
> bugzilla. I'll start working on the remaining utilities (pdftohtml
> comes to mind) after getting feedback on this first batch.
Sorry for the late reply, if i understand correctly these patches make it
impossible to work on a file called "-", right?
Wouldn't it be better to add a -stdin switch or something similar?
What do other think?
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