[CentOS] get pdftk into (or from) a repo

Fri May 12 12:08:32 UTC 2017
Leon Fauster <leonfauster at googlemail.com>

> Am 12.05.2017 um 13:56 schrieb Barry Brimer <lists at brimer.org>:
> On Thu, 11 May 2017, ken wrote:
>> On 05/11/2017 07:07 PM, ken wrote:
>>> On 05/11/2017 06:49 PM, Leon Fauster wrote:
>>>> an old one is in the "dead" rpmforge repo.
>>> At https://www.pdflabs.com/docs/install-pdftk-on-redhat-or-centos/ they have version 2.0 in rpm for RH/Cent5 & 6, but not 7, but there's also RH-friendly source code.  So it wouldn't be too much head-scratching to get rpms on a repo.
>> It's worth mentioning that this is a really nice utility for manipulating PDFs, taking them apart, rearranging them, putting pages together, and a whole lot more.  I've used it hundreds of times.  Probably anyone who has to work with PDFs would have need of it.
> I don't remember where, but I read a discussion about a library used in pdftk that was a problem in RHEL/CentOS 7.

I think there are some java bindings involved ...