PDFlib – Information
PDFlib GmbH from Munich in Germany offers a great product for generating and manipulating files in Adobe’s PDF Format (Portable Document Format) 🙂 : http://www.pdflib.com/products/pdflib-family/pdflib/
Versions up to 4.0.3 have been released under “The Aladdin Free Public License” and “The commercial PDFlib license” for distribution and shipment of the product allowing “your own use with PDFlib, as long as you don’t sell it”. (source: pdflib-4.0.3 readme.txt)
Use with PHP5.4 and above
If you like to use pdflib-4.0.3 with PHP versions greater than 5.4 you need to download pecl pdflib-2.1.10 and remove the safe_mode from the pdflib-4.0.3/pdf4.c sources; otherwise your build fails with several error messages, because the safe_mode has been removed on PHP versions greater than 5.4: pecl-pdflib-2.1.10-PHP5.4.patch
You may browse the complete download directory containing a copy of the sources and my patchfile under https://4ufiles.flo.sh/webhosting/pdflib/.
DISCLAIMER: The software and patches are provided “as is” and you use the stuff at your own risk. The information above and the original source code is a copy of the published source code by PDFlib GmbH (Hey! Many thanks for this great code 🙂 ). I’ve only patched the pecl pdflib-2.1.10 version to get the old code running for Debian Wheezy.