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Fedora 10 Update: pdftk-1.41-15.fc10



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2009-3542
2009-04-13 18:41:29
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Name        : pdftk
Product     : Fedora 10
Version     : 1.41
Release     : 15.fc10
URL         : http://www.pdfhacks.com/pdftk/
Summary     : The PDF Tool Kit
Description :
If PDF is electronic paper, then pdftk is an electronic staple-remover,
hole-punch, binder, secret-decoder-ring, and X-Ray-glasses. Pdftk is a simple
tool for doing everyday things with PDF documents. Keep one in the top drawer
of your desktop and use it to:

   * Merge PDF Documents
   * Split PDF Pages into a New Document
   * Decrypt Input as Necessary (Password Required)
   * Encrypt Output as Desired
   * Burst a PDF Document into Single Pages
   * Report on PDF Metrics, including Metadata and Bookmarks
   * Uncompress and Re-Compress Page Streams
   * Repair Corrupted PDF (Where Possible)

Pdftk is also an example of how to use a library of Java classes in a
stand-alone C++ program. Specifically, it demonstrates how GCJ and CNI allow
C++ code to use iText's (itext-paulo) Java classes.

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Update Information:

Fixes ".afm files missing" bug. RHBZ#494785 fix issue which occurs when reading
a pdf file from stdin.
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #494785 - itext: *.afm files missing from com.lowagie.text.pdf.fonts?
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=494785
  [ 2 ] Bug #492968 - pdftk no longer supports standard input
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=492968
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update pdftk' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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