[tex-live] dvips option -T ignored if a document contains specials.
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Tue Feb 28 12:18:37 CET 2017
MiKTeX already has the new dvips version which will go in texlive
In this dvips the handling of \specials for papersizes have been
changed to be more in line with the other engines/drivers -- now the
last paper size settings wins. This seems to have a side-effect on
the -T option as has been reported on the miktex list.
If one compiles this document with latex and dvips -T 300pt,400pt
then one get with texlive 2016
%%BoundingBox: 0 0 299 399
and with miktex
%%BoundingBox: 0 0 499 598
so miktex ignores the -T option.
One can restore the old behaviour by using
dvips -L0 -T 300pt,400pt
But as -T is documentated as "overrides any
paper size special in the DVI file" I don't think that this is
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