converting jpg to pdf without imagemagick
marius at pov.lt
Sun Oct 10 18:44:23 UTC 2010
On Sun, Oct 10, 2010 at 07:20:41PM +0200, Jozsef Vadkan wrote:
> after trying to convert 173 jpg files to one pdf:
> strace convert *.jpg ../outpud.pdf -verbose
> +++ killed by SIGKILL +++
> ...it just can't handle it??? ok...
About eight years ago I tried to convert a bunch of scanned lecture
notes (~70 jpg files) to a PDF, and discovered that ImageMagick has a
memory leak. I was able to complete the conversion by adding a few
large swap files:
dd if=/dev/zero of=/tmp/swapfile bs=1M count=2000
I wonder if you've stumbled upon the same bug, still not fixed in eight
Place mark here ->[ ]<- if you want a dirty monitor.
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