pdftk 'File size limit exceeded' error
I downloaded pdftk 1.41 from
and installed on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 32 bit
I am primarily using this utility to uncompress pdf files to remove the 'Flate' compression
It works good with small pdfs
However, when i use to uncompress pdf files of size 35MB or more, the uncompressed output file grows up to 2GB and then the uncompression fails with error:
"File size limit exceeded"
The 'pdftk' command fails with return code: 153
I can concatenate two files with output file size upto 3GB in size, so 2GB is not the limitation at the linux level
Can't pdftk handle output pdf size more than 2GB?
How to resolve this issue?
Any help will be greatly appreciated
use a more recent distro.
pdftk does not have the problem in kubuntu.
file bug at redhat bugzilla
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