[tex-live] Incompatible geometry.sty changes

Heiko Oberdiek oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de
Sun Aug 30 16:16:15 CEST 2009

On Sun, Aug 30, 2009 at 10:05:53PM +0900, Vladimir Lomov wrote:

> 2TL list: I found 'geometry.cfg' in texmf-dist/doc/latex/geometry with
> commented line
> %\ExecuteOptions{a4paper}
> We have several options in last tab (Configuration) of tlmgr GUI
> concerning A4 format: should we add new item to list to switch on
> a4paper format in geometry or just trigger setting in geometry (say,
> copy 'geometry.cfg' to texmf-config/tex/latex/geometry without '%'
> before \Execute...)?
> I think the second choice is better: we already have item "Default
> paper for all" in "Configuration" tab.

With \ExecuteOptions{a4paper} in geometry.cfg the following
document will have the wrong PDF size:


Page size:      595.276 x 841.89 pts (A4)

Yours sincerely
  Heiko <oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de>

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