On 17.02.2017 at 01:01, Markus Koschany wrote: > On 17.02.2017 00:46, Philip Rinn wrote: >> On 16.02.2017 at 23:18, Markus Koschany wrote: >> [...] >> >>> thank you for the report. I can confirm this issue but I'm not sure what >>> exactly is causing it. Given that pdfsam in Debian is pretty much >>> outdated it probably makes sense to remove it from Stretch. >> >> True, pdfsam is outdated but afaik it's the only GUI tool for >> splitting/merging >> pdfs in Debian. So it might still be worth keeping it - if this bug can be >> fixed... > > We also have pdfchain or pdfshuffler in Debian but of course I agree > that I would like to see a usable Java alternative in Debian too.
Both are not really replacements, pdfchain for example lacks splitting pdfs at given page numbers and extracting single pages from them. Both can be achieved with a burst -> catenate session but not very elegant. Anyway, I'm fine with removing pdfsam. Best, Philip
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