Bug 81235 - Where are the pdftoppm output files if there is '/' in the arg?
Summary: Where are the pdftoppm output files if there is '/' in the arg?
Status: RESOLVED MOVED
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Product: poppler
Classification: Unclassified
Component: utils (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: Other All
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Assignee: poppler-bugs
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Reported: 2014-07-11 14:50 UTC by shenzhuxi
Modified: 2018-08-21 10:53 UTC (History)
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Description shenzhuxi 2014-07-11 14:50:49 UTC
If I run "pdftoppm example.pdf images/a" without creating directory "images", where are the output files? 
There's no error display for such condition, and it seems working just without output.
Comment 1 Adrian Johnson 2014-07-11 20:35:25 UTC
You need to create the directory first. It is no different to:

 $ cat > images/a
 bash: images/a: No such file or directory

We probably should abort with an error if opening the output file fails.
Comment 2 Albert Astals Cid 2014-07-14 20:28:47 UTC
Agreed, an eror would make sense
Comment 3 GitLab Migration User 2018-08-21 10:53:49 UTC
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