Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: Antoni Grzymala <awaria@××××××××××.pl>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Pending removal(?) of media-libs/pdflib
Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2011 19:35:27
Message-Id: 20110222193432.GA6768@lemongrass.antoszka.pl
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Pending removal(?) of media-libs/pdflib by "Tomáš Chvátal"
Tomáš Chvátal dixit (2011-02-22, 19:39):

> >>>>>>> On Tue, 22 Feb 2011, Francesco R wrote: > >>>>> Build gnuplot with USE="cairo" and you can get PDF output with the > >>>>> "pdfcairo" terminal. > >>> > >>> Last time (many moons ago) I've checked cairo did not generated pdf > >>> it did generated raster images and wrapped them in a thin pdf layer. > >>> pdflib is generating vector pdf which is a different thing. > >> > >> You should check again. > > > > are you saying that because you know cairo has fixed itself, or because you > > dont know the answer yourself ? > > -mike > To my best knowledge cairo can do proper pdf files. > > Courtesy of 12 lines of python, see the attachment, both vector curves > and normal text in one fancy pdf file.
I don't see any curves (in any pdf viewer), only some ZOMG_TEXT. I always thought Python was suspicious :). -- [a]