[tex-live] Fontspec overriding default paper size with LuaTeX

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at icloud.com
Thu May 26 15:35:01 CEST 2016

> Le 26 mai 2016 à 15:28, David Carlisle <d.p.carlisle at gmail.com> a écrit :
> so far it looks like expected behaviour, I don't see a bug.
> \documentclass{article}
> specifies a USletter document and (once you load a package that knows
> anything about the back end) that is what you are getting.

Not here (Mac with MacTeX-2016 pretest, everything set up for A4 paper -- through tlmgr I believe -- at install time, no specific customization):

Hello World!

yields A4 output with all of TeX+dvips, pdfTeX and XeTeX. Only LuaTeX gives US Letter.


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