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Building poppler for Windows

I know what you're thinking: haven't we strayed from the whole "content pipeline" theme in this series?

Well... fair. But compiling and distributing software is part of software engineering, and unless you're in specific circles, I see that taught a lot less than the "just write code and stuff happens" part.

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A static poppler build: the easy way

So! Now our asset processing pipeline is almost complete. But we've just traded dependencies against CLI tools, for dependencies against dynamic libraries:

Shell session
$ ldd ./target/debug/pdftocairo linux-vdso.so.1 (0x00007ffd615be000) libpoppler-glib.so.8 => /lib64/libpoppler-glib.so.8 (0x00007f2ba1bb4000) libgobject-2.0.so.0 => /lib64/libgobject-2.0.so.0 (0x00007f2ba1b59000) libglib-2.0.so.0 => /lib64/libglib-2.0.so.0 (0x00007f2ba1a1e000) libcairo.so.2 => /lib64/libcairo.so.2 (0x00007f2ba1902000) libcairo-gobject.so.2 => /lib64/libcairo-gobject.so.2 (0x00007f2ba18f6000) libgcc_s.so.1 => /lib64/libgcc_s.so.1 (0x00007f2ba18dc000) libm.so.6 => /lib64/libm.so.6 (0x00007f2ba17fe000) libc.so.6 => /lib64/libc.so.6 (0x00007f2ba15f4000) /lib64/ld-linux-x86-64.so.2 (0x00007f2ba216c000) libpoppler.so.112 => /lib64/libpoppler.so.112 (0x00007f2ba1288000) libfreetype.so.6 => /lib64/libfreetype.so.6 (0x00007f2ba11bd000) libgio-2.0.so.0 => /lib64/libgio-2.0.so.0 (0x00007f2ba0fe4000) libstdc++.so.6 => /lib64/libstdc++.so.6 (0x00007f2ba0dc5000) libffi.so.6 => /lib64/libffi.so.6 (0x00007f2ba0db8000) libpcre.so.1 => /lib64/libpcre.so.1 (0x00007f2ba0d40000) libpixman-1.so.0 => /lib64/libpixman-1.so.0 (0x00007f2ba0c94000) libfontconfig.so.1 => /lib64/libfontconfig.so.1 (0x00007f2ba0c45000) libpng16.so.16 => /lib64/libpng16.so.16 (0x00007f2ba0c0c000) libxcb-shm.so.0 => /lib64/libxcb-shm.so.0 (0x00007f2ba0c07000) libxcb.so.1 => /lib64/libxcb.so.1 (0x00007f2ba0bda000) libxcb-render.so.0 => /lib64/libxcb-render.so.0 (0x00007f2ba0bca000) libXrender.so.1 => /lib64/libXrender.so.1 (0x00007f2ba0bbd000) libX11.so.6 => /lib64/libX11.so.6 (0x00007f2ba0a75000) libXext.so.6 => /lib64/libXext.so.6 (0x00007f2ba0a60000) libz.so.1 => /lib64/libz.so.1 (0x00007f2ba0a46000) libjpeg.so.62 => /lib64/libjpeg.so.62 (0x00007f2ba09c2000) libopenjp2.so.7 => /lib64/libopenjp2.so.7 (0x00007f2ba0968000) liblcms2.so.2 => /lib64/liblcms2.so.2 (0x00007f2ba0903000) libtiff.so.5 => /lib64/libtiff.so.5 (0x00007f2ba087c000) libsmime3.so => /lib64/libsmime3.so (0x00007f2ba0850000) libnss3.so => /lib64/libnss3.so (0x00007f2ba0712000) libplc4.so => /lib64/libplc4.so (0x00007f2ba0709000) libnspr4.so => /lib64/libnspr4.so (0x00007f2ba06c6000) libbz2.so.1 => /lib64/libbz2.so.1 (0x00007f2ba06b3000) libharfbuzz.so.0 => /lib64/libharfbuzz.so.0 (0x00007f2ba05dd000) libbrotlidec.so.1 => /lib64/libbrotlidec.so.1 (0x00007f2ba05cf000) libgmodule-2.0.so.0 => /lib64/libgmodule-2.0.so.0 (0x00007f2ba05c8000) libmount.so.1 => /lib64/libmount.so.1 (0x00007f2ba0581000) libselinux.so.1 => /lib64/libselinux.so.1 (0x00007f2ba0556000) libxml2.so.2 => /lib64/libxml2.so.2 (0x00007f2ba03cd000) libXau.so.6 => /lib64/libXau.so.6 (0x00007f2ba03c7000) libwebp.so.7 => /lib64/libwebp.so.7 (0x00007f2ba0358000) libzstd.so.1 => /lib64/libzstd.so.1 (0x00007f2ba0260000) libjbig.so.2.1 => /lib64/libjbig.so.2.1 (0x00007f2ba0252000) libnssutil3.so => /lib64/libnssutil3.so (0x00007f2ba021f000) libplds4.so => /lib64/libplds4.so (0x00007f2ba021a000) libgraphite2.so.3 => /lib64/libgraphite2.so.3 (0x00007f2ba01f9000) libbrotlicommon.so.1 => /lib64/libbrotlicommon.so.1 (0x00007f2ba01d4000) libblkid.so.1 => /lib64/libblkid.so.1 (0x00007f2ba019c000) libpcre2-8.so.0 => /lib64/libpcre2-8.so.0 (0x00007f2ba0105000) liblzma.so.5 => /lib64/liblzma.so.5 (0x00007f2ba00d9000)
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