Size increase of the PDFX7SA_sm.exe compared to PDFX6SA_sm.exe

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Size increase of the PDFX7SA_sm.exe compared to PDFX6SA_sm.exe

Post by ADeeg » Sat Jul 07, 2018 10:26 am

Hi, why is the printer driver installer size increased by factor 3 regarding to the old v6 driver ?

The redistributable pdf driver file
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Re: Size increase of the PDFX7SA_sm.exe compared to PDFX6SA_sm.exe

Post by Tracker Supp-Stefan » Sun Jul 08, 2018 12:39 pm

Hello Armin,

The new driver is a hybrid - it can print in either XPS or GDI mode, and as such - there's a lot more code that needs to be passed, and the package has gotten bigger.

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Stefan

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