[texhax] Automated package option choice possible?

Philipp Stephani st_philipp at yahoo.de
Mon Sep 13 23:12:42 CEST 2010

Am 13.09.2010 um 22:13 schrieb Beuthe, Thomas:

> There are at least two packages that require option choices that depend on what program you are using to compile your LaTeX files:
> color and hyperref.
> Compile in pdflatex?  You need to use the pdftex option.
> Using xelatex? You need to use xetex option, and so on.

This is not correct. Both packages know about the engine that is used for compilation. You need driver options if and only if you want to create a DVI file and post-process that file with something else than dvips.

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