./textproc/py-pdfrw, PDF file reader/writer pure Python library

[ CVSweb ] [ Homepage ] [ RSS ] [ Required by ] [ Add to tracker ]

Branch: CURRENT, Version: 0.4nb1, Package name: py39-pdfrw-0.4nb1, Maintainer: pkgsrc-users

pdfrw is a Python library and utility that reads and writes PDF files:

* Version 0.2 is tested and works on Python 2.6, 2.7, 3.3, and 3.4.
* Operations include subsetting, merging, rotating, modifying metadata, etc.
* The fastest pure Python PDF parser available
* Has been used for years by a printer in pre-press production
* Can be used with rst2pdf to faithfully reproduce vector images
* Can be used either standalone, or in conjunction with reportlab to reuse
existing PDFs in new ones
* Permissively licensed

pdfrw will faithfully reproduce vector formats without rasterization, so the
rst2pdf package has used pdfrw for PDF and SVG images by default since March

pdfrw can also be used in conjunction with reportlab, in order to re-use
portions of existing PDFs in new PDFs created with reportlab.

Required to run:
[devel/py-setuptools] [lang/python27]

Required to build:

Master sites:

Filesize: 93.166 KB

Version history: (Expand)

CVS history: (Expand)

   2022-01-04 21:55:40 by Thomas Klausner | Files touched by this commit (1595)
Log message:
*: bump PKGREVISION for egg.mk users

They now have a tool dependency on py-setuptools instead of a DEPENDS
   2021-10-26 13:23:42 by Nia Alarie | Files touched by this commit (1161)
Log message:
textproc: Replace RMD160 checksums with BLAKE2s checksums

All checksums have been double-checked against existing RMD160 and
SHA512 hashes

Unfetchable distfiles (fetched conditionally?):
./textproc/convertlit/distinfo clit18src.zip
   2021-10-07 17:02:49 by Nia Alarie | Files touched by this commit (1162)
Log message:
textproc: Remove SHA1 hashes for distfiles
   2018-01-03 11:55:22 by Ryo ONODERA | Files touched by this commit (1)
Log message:
   2017-10-02 12:56:15 by Adam Ciarcinski | Files touched by this commit (3) | Package updated
Log message:
py-pdfrw: update to 0.4

pdfrw 0.4:

Fixes, enhancements, and new examples:
- Python 3.6 added to test matrix
- Proper unicode support for text strings in PDFs added
- buildxobj fixes allow better support creating form XObjects
  out of compressed pages in some cases
- Compression fixes for Python 3+
- New subset_booklets.py example
- Bug with non-compressed indices into compressed object streams fixed
- Bug with distinguishing compressed object stream first objects fixed
- Better error reporting added for some invalid PDFs (e.g. when reading
  past the end of file)
- Better scrubbing of old bookmark information when writing PDFs, to
  remove dangling references
- Refactoring of pdfwriter, including updating API, to allow future
  enhancements for things like incremental writing
- Minor tokenizer speedup
- Some flate decompressor bugs fixed
- Compression and decompression tests added
- Tests for new unicode handling added
   2017-03-16 21:07:05 by D'Arcy J.M. Cain | Files touched by this commit (4)
Log message:
Add py-pdfrw package, a pure Python library that reads and writes PDFs.