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Bug #4544 Incompatiblility with latest (3.0) version of PDFlib
Submitted: 2000-05-22 10:21 UTC Modified: 2002-10-01 15:51 UTC
From: terry at terrym dot com Assigned:
Status: Wont fix Package: Compile Failure
PHP Version: 3.0.16 OS: Linux, Red Hat 5.2
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2000-05-22 10:21 UTC] terry at terrym dot com
Aparently the PHP code relating to PDFlib is only current to version 2.x of PDFlib, and will not work with PDFlib 3.0.

configure stops with:
checking whether to include pdflib support... yes
checking for PDF_new in -lpdf ... no
configure: error: Check if zlib.... (yes it finds all that stuff).

All references to PDFlib that mention version, all refference version 2.0.

nm /usr/local/lib/ | grep PDF_new
00009480 T PDF_new
000094b0 T PDF_new2

So there infact seems to be two versions of PDF_new in the lib?
There are also symlinks: and as well as libpdf.a and

I will proceed to take a look at this, though I'm not sure where to start?



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 [2002-10-01 15:51 UTC]
We are sorry, but can not support PHP 3 related problems anymore.
Momentum is gathering for PHP 5, and we think supporting PHP 3 will
lead to a waste of resources which we want to put into getting PHP 5
ready. Ofcourse PHP 4 will will continue to be supported for the
forseeable future.

works in php 4
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