Installation of wkhtmltopdf on rucore-dev

Project:RUcore Software Configuration
Version:8.1
Component:Add new software
Category:feature request
Priority:normal
Assigned:yuyang
Status:active
Description

This is a request to have wkhtmltopdf and dependencies installed on the development server, so that Yang and I may test its performance and suitability for creating PDFs from web-generated content.

Software website: <a href="http://wkhtmltopdf.org" title="http://wkhtmltopdf.org">http://wkhtmltopdf.org</a>

Comments

#1

Both generic linux binaries have been installed on rep-dev in /usr/local/bin

rep-devel2:/usr/local/src/wkhtmltox/bin # ls -al /usr/local/bin/wkhtmlto*
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 39666344 Jan 20 03:34 /usr/local/bin/wkhtmltoimage
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 39745960 Jan 20 03:33 /usr/local/bin/wkhtmltopdf

rep-devel2:~ # wkhtmltopdf --version
wkhtmltopdf 0.12.3 (with patched qt)
rep-devel2:~ #

#2

Assigned to:dhoover» ibeard

#3

Assigned to:ibeard» yuyang

I tested wkhtmltopdf on a number of websites and the software appears to be functioning well. Deferring now to yuyang to test this software against cover sheet generation.

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