FC6 and acroread - not working

Paul Johnson pauljohn32 at gmail.com
Sat Dec 9 04:37:54 UTC 2006


Install the newest Adobe RPM from the adobe website, which for me is
AdobeReader_enu-7.0.8-1

Then the attached patch fixes the problem you see in there.

/usr/local/Adobe/Acrobat7.0/bin

You know, in a terminal run "patch < acrobat.patch" in that directory.

On 11/20/06, Gene Heskett <gene.heskett at verizon.net> wrote:
> On Monday 30 October 2006 02:17, Paul Smith wrote:
> >On 10/30/06, Florin Andrei <florin at andrei.myip.org> wrote:
> >> I got acroread-7.0.5-2.2.fc5.rf.nosrc.rpm from here:
> >>
> >> http://dries.ulyssis.org/rpm/packages/acroread/info.html
> >>
> >> I extracted the spec file. I downloaded the latest acroread tar.gz
> >> from Adobe, then adjusted the spec for the new version. Then rebuilt
> >> the acroread binary package.
> >>
> >> But when I launch acroread, I get a bunch of messages like this:
> >>
> >> expr: syntax error
> >> expr: syntax error
>
-- 
Paul E. Johnson
Professor, Political Science
1541 Lilac Lane, Room 504
University of Kansas
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