# [luatex] Confirm change in TL 2016-pretest vs. TL 2015 behavior: dvilualatex fails because of pdfpageheight

Scott Kostyshak skostysh at lyx.org
Wed May 18 09:10:59 CEST 2016

On Wed, May 18, 2016 at 03:08:28PM +0930, Will Robertson wrote:
> On 18 May 2016, at 2:55 AM, Scott Kostyshak <skostysh at lyx.org> wrote:
> >
> > On Tue, May 17, 2016 at 10:32:33AM +0200, Ulrike Fischer wrote:
> >> Am Mon, 16 May 2016 20:07:49 -0400 schrieb Scott Kostyshak:
> >>
> >>> If we use the new syntax of
> >>>
> >>> \pageheight\paperheight
> >>> \pagewidth\paperwidth
> >>
> >> Why don't you do as David suggest and load the luatex85 package?
> >
> > Because the package is quite new and many LyX users do not have it. One
> > possibility is to use the package if it is available and not use it if
> > it is not (without changing any of the other code exported by LyX). Do
> > you think this would lead to good results for users? Specifically, do
> > you think a significant amount of users (imagine a diverse mix of
> > Mac/Win/Linux) would have LaTeX installations with "new luatex" but
> > without the luatex85 package available? My guess is that it is not that
> > common. Let's add on the further condition that a user of LyX actually
> > *uses* LuaTeX.
>
> It should be fine to have something like
>
>     \IfFileExists{luatex85.sty}{\usepackage{luatex85}}{}
>
> for the time being. This should catch 99.999% of users?

Sounds good to me. I think this is a good strategy.

Thanks,

Scott
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