[poppler] Questions about building poppler-utils 0.50.0 rpm for CentOS 7
min.su at veeva.com
Thu Jan 26 19:24:16 UTC 2017
It works perfect, thanks William!
On Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 8:18 PM, William Bader <williambader at hotmail.com>
> > it seems like this binary expect poppler-data in
> /usr/local/share/poppler, but I installed poppler-data from rpm and it is
> locate in /usr/share/poppler.
> conf.h (which is generated by configure) has #define POPPLER_DATADIR
> configure runs 'pkg-config --exists --print-errors poppler-data'
> If it finds something, uses it, otherwise it sets POPPLER_DATADIR to $
> You can set datarootdir with the configure --datarootdir=DIR option, for
> example configure --datarootdir=/usr/share
> Regards, William
> *From:* Min Su <min.su at veeva.com>
> *Sent:* Wednesday, January 25, 2017 6:15 PM
> *To:* William Bader
> *Cc:* poppler at lists.freedesktop.org
> *Subject:* Re: [poppler] Questions about building poppler-utils 0.50.0
> rpm for CentOS 7
> Thanks William,
> What I need is only pdftoppm.
> I built poppler and get pdftoppm in /usr/local/bin, but it seems like this
> binary expect poppler-data in /usr/local/share/poppler, but I installed
> poppler-data from rpm and it is locate in /usr/share/poppler.
> If I don't want to create symlink /usr/local/share/poppler ->
> /usr/share/poppler, what should I do? Add prefix when config poppler?
> On Thu, Jan 19, 2017 at 8:49 PM, William Bader <williambader at hotmail.com>
>> I think that you will eventually have problems applying CentOS system
>> updates if you replace the poppler package in the CentOS distribution with
>> your package. If you need only a few of the poppler utilities and do not
>> need libpoppler, you might be better off with a source build
>> using configure --enable-static --disable-shared ; make, and then
>> copying the utilities that you need to /usr/local/bin. Regards, William
>> *From:* poppler <poppler-bounces at lists.freedesktop.org> on behalf of Min
>> Su <min.su at veeva.com>
>> *Sent:* Thursday, January 19, 2017 8:05 PM
>> *To:* poppler at lists.freedesktop.org
>> *Subject:* [poppler] Questions about building poppler-utils 0.50.0 rpm
>> for CentOS 7
>> Hi all,
>> I need to install poppler 0.50.0 on my CentOS Linux release 7.2.1511.
>> I took the Fedora SRPM, rebuild it on my system and got
>> poppler-0.50.0-1.el7.centos.x86_64.rpm and poppler-utils-0.50.0-1.el7.cen
>> After install these rpms, I got the binary I need and it seems like it
>> works well. But when I check the dependency of this binary, I found it has
>> dynamic references to some libraries in my system, for example: fontconfig,
>> the fontconfig on system is 2.10 but poppler 0.50.0 requires at least
>> fontconfig 2.12.
>> Almost all dynamic dependencies on CentOS is very "old", and I don't want
>> to upgrade all related libraries. What should I do now? Rebuild rpm with
>> static reference? If so, how do I do that?
>> Is it risky to have poppler 0.50.0 with all these old references?
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