pdftops needs hours to convert this 10MB pdf
Submitted by Urs
Assigned to poppler-bugs
Created attachment 124780 sample pdf
Attached pdf lets pdftops 0.45.0 work 2 1/2 hours on the conversion to Postscript on 64-bit Linux. command: pdftops runsforever-poppler.pdf
$ date Wed Jun 29 13:58:40 CEST 2016 $ pdftops runsforever-poppler.pdf $ date Wed Jun 29 16:28:46 CEST 2016 $
The original PDF is 10MB, the resulted .ps 67MB
Most pdf files can be converted withing few minutes with pdftops. It looks like pdftops is looping somewhere or some recursion or loop is not implemented optimally.
Is it possible that this will be corrected in the near future?
Thank you Urs
Urs Beckmann ETH Zürich ITS Printing STB H 14 044 6323488 Stampfenbachstr. 69 8092 Zürich firstname.lastname@example.org
Attachment 124780, "sample pdf":