[tex-live] TeXLive 2009: XeLaTeX: Undefined control sequence with mag!=1000

Dan Luecking luecking at uark.edu
Thu Dec 3 21:59:47 CET 2009

>2009/12/3 Dr. Werner Fink 
>at suse.de>:
> > Hi,
> >
> > just fresh taken from a user report 
> (<http://tug.org/pipermail/tex-live/2009-December/http://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=559257>http://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=559257)
> > the file
> >
> >  \documentclass{article}
> >  \usepackage[mag=1500]{geometry}
>Try: \usepackage[dvipdfm,mag=1500]{geometry}
>The documentation suggests the driver should be automagically 
>detected, so this
>has a buggy flavour.

Apparently the config file
is at fault. Its comments suggest that it needs driver pdftex so
that \pdfpageheight/width will be set. But as xetex uses dvipdfmx,
that seems wrong.


Daniel H. Luecking
Department of Mathematical Sciences
1 University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701

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