Package Details: pdfsizeopt-git r533.dc08a10-1

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Package Base: pdfsizeopt-git
Description: PDF file size optimizer
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Licenses: GPL2
Conflicts: pdfsizeopt-svn
Provides: pdfsizeopt
Replaces: pdfsizeopt-svn
Submitter: shtrom
Maintainer: shtrom
Last Packager: shtrom
Votes: 10
Popularity: 0.000000
First Submitted: 2016-08-20 08:10 (UTC)
Last Updated: 2018-08-07 09:33 (UTC)

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shtrom commented on 2018-08-07 09:37 (UTC)

Thanks for the explanation. I added the optdepend.

wilbowma commented on 2018-07-17 15:17 (UTC)

It's an optional run-time dependency that can be enabled with a command-line flag, the same as pngout and jbig2. It's an image processor like pngout, but with multi-threading support. You can use it by calling:

pdfsizeopt --use-image-optimizer=ECT $input

Or in conjunction with other image optimizes:

pdfsizeopt --use-jbig2 --use-image-optimizer=ECT $input

This is discussed in the Image optimizers section of the pdfsizeopt README.

shtrom commented on 2018-07-04 10:28 (UTC) (edited on 2018-07-04 10:34 (UTC) by shtrom)

Ah, thanks for that. I'll fix the optdepends issue in a minute.

I'm not sure about ECT, though. Is it a compile-time dependency? In this case, I don't think we can make it an optional dependency. I'm also uncertain as to when the command line argument you gave needs to be placed. The upstream README isn't very clear about this either.

wilbowma commented on 2018-06-30 04:37 (UTC)

ect has been added to the AUR (, and is supported by pdfsizeopt; it could be made an optional dependency, and enabled with use-image-optimizer=ECT

Also, there's a typo in the description of the optional dependencies:

jbig2enc (jbig2enc-git) (optional) – to manage JBIG2 parts [use --use-pngout=true] 
pngout (optional) – to optimise the size of PNG parts [use --use-jbig2=true]

The flags in the description for these are reverse.

shtrom commented on 2017-09-24 02:25 (UTC)

Done. Not sure why it didn't before...

eduardosm commented on 2017-09-23 16:38 (UTC)

Please, fix the .SRCINFO file

shtrom commented on 2017-01-25 09:53 (UTC)

Ah, good point. Fixed.

OldDragon2A commented on 2017-01-24 17:26 (UTC)

Why does this still depend on subversion?

shtrom commented on 2016-10-12 10:10 (UTC)

Good point, fixed.

dark-saber commented on 2016-10-12 09:10 (UTC)

Shouldn't it conflict with pdfsizeopt-svn?