On building poppler

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Sun Apr 12 22:59:26 UTC 2020

On Apr 12, 2020, at 16:19, Ruben Di Battista wrote:

> That is standard practice. I don’t know the real reason for it, didn’t bother to investigate,

It's all explained in https://trac.macports.org/ticket/58574#comment:15

Somebody should please take charge of communicating the problem to the developers of poppler and working with them to implement the solution I proposed.

> but you just need to follow what is written there: that is deactivating Poppler before upgrading it. 
> `sudo port -f deactivate popper`
> `sudo port upgrade popper`.
> I guess it is a safety measure to avoid breaking running programs? I guess.

It's all explained in https://trac.macports.org/ticket/58574#comment:47

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