|Summary:||Expose GlobalParams in CPP api|
|Product:||poppler||Reporter:||Jeroen Ooms <jeroen>|
|Component:||cpp frontend||Assignee:||poppler-bugs <poppler-bugs>|
|Status:||RESOLVED MOVED||QA Contact:|
|i915 platform:||i915 features:|
Description Jeroen Ooms 2017-11-04 13:29:11 UTC
Currently it is not possible in the cpp api to set the poppler-data path at runtime. This would be very useful.
Comment 1 Albert Astals Cid 2017-11-10 19:44:47 UTC
No, GlobalParams must die, so it should not be exposed in any public API. A patch to expose the customPopplerDataDir parameter would be acceptable.
Comment 2 Jeroen Ooms 2017-11-10 19:50:04 UTC
Not sure I understand. Which function has a customPopplerDataDir parameter other than in GlobalParams? I'm willing to write a patch for poppler-cpp but I can't find which C api it should wrap if we don't want to call GlobalParams.
Comment 3 Albert Astals Cid 2017-11-10 19:57:43 UTC
Sure, you eventually need to call globalparams internally, but that doesn't mean you need to create a class that mimics globalparams, you can perfectly have a static member in document for example. I don't have the code at hand so can't say which class makes more sense but i guess document would be a strong candidate. Does this make sense?
Comment 4 GitLab Migration User 2018-08-21 11:03:22 UTC
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