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[Perlfect-search] PDF Indexing Problems

Daniel Naber
Wed, 10 Mar 2004 22:09:07 +0100
On Wednesday 10 March 2004 21:34, Quimby, Marc wrote:

> How does PDF indexing work?  Does it just convert the PDF to a text file
> using pdftotext and then index the text file?

Perlfect Search calls the external converter defined in %EXT_FILTER and 
uses its result (text or HTML). I guess your configuration is broken. 
Please try to call the converter (usually pdftotext) manually and see what 
it prints.