[poppler] Using the poppler utils in my software

Albert Astals Cid aacid at kde.org
Mon Jul 16 13:30:05 PDT 2012

El Dilluns, 16 de juliol de 2012, a les 17:32:07, Jean-Philippe Green va 
> Hello. I asked about this on the IRC with no luck, so I'll try this instead.
> How can I use the poppler utils (such as pdftotext) in my software without
> executing a platform dependent executable? Is it included somewhere in the
> library?
> If you want to know, I'm trying to do a software that reads a pdf-schedule
> from the company where I work and make an icalendar that can be used in
> google calendar and more. They can't provide a calender file so I feel I
> need to do this. I want all of my co-workers to be able to use it too, so I
> need to do it platform independent.

As Reece says you probably want to use one of the libpoppler frontends for 
that, be aware that popple is GPLV2/3 and the obligations that puts on code 
linked to it.


> Thank you!

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