I'm doing servlet programming and i was wondering if pdfTeX or pdfLaTeX have some handle for input or output bytestreams under windows. This way I could stream a string right in and stream the output as a PDF response to the client...any ideas?
To some degree
As output files (pdf)TeX writes a
Thus the servlet could read the input stream, writes it in a file in a temporary
directory and call
Then if the compile runs are finished, the output file can be streamed back and the temporary directory can be cleaned up.