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Old 09-04-2005, 11:19 AM   #1
satimis
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Xpdf


Hi folks,

I tried to download Xpdf from;
ftp://ftp.foolabs.com/pub/xpdf/

and found;
Code:
xpdf-3.01-linux.tar.gz
xpdf-3.01-linux.tar.gz.sig
xpdf-3.01.tar.gz
xpdf-3.01.tar.gz.sig
there.

What is the difference btw;
xpdf-3.01-linux.tar.gz
and
xpdf-3.01.tar.gz

Which of them shall I download. Also I could not find md5 files there but .sig

Pleae advise. TIA

B.R.
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Old 09-04-2005, 11:36 AM   #2
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xpdf-3.01-linux.tar.gz is the binary and xpdf-3.01.tar.gz is the source code. If your distribution has an xpdf package, it would be MUCH best to install that instead. Otherwise, if you are not on a x86 (intel compatable) computer, you want the source code. If you do not know how to compile the source code and are unwilling to learn, you should get the binary. Other than that, it is really a matter of personal preference what to get. Note that if you download the binary, it will take a little copying and symlinking to install.
 
Old 09-04-2005, 12:02 PM   #3
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Hi cfaun,

Tks for your advice.

Quote:
xpdf-3.01-linux.tar.gz is the binary and xpdf-3.01.tar.gz is the source code....
I'm building BLFS 6.1 and need source code. Tks.

I'm now searching for steps to check the tarball with .sig file in the absence of md5.

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Old 09-04-2005, 12:28 PM   #4
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use gpg
 
  


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