[tex-live] Bad .cfg files in TeX source tree?

Frank Küster frank at kuesterei.ch
Fri Jan 19 16:50:53 CET 2007

David Kastrup <dak at gnu.org> wrote:

> "Zdenek Wagner" <zdenek.wagner at gmail.com> writes:
>> 2007/1/19, David Kastrup <dak at gnu.org>:
>>> Jonathan Kew <jonathan_kew at sil.org> writes:
>>> ...
>>> I think this is too complicated.  Packages should just check whether
>>> \pdfpagewidth is defined and set it if it is.
>>> Whether the actual engine is PDFTeX, XeTeX, Aleph or whatever else is
>>> rather irrelevant.
>> If \pdfoutput=0, \pdfpagewidth is available but has no effect.
> Setting it would nevertheless not do any harm.

Hm, shouldn't it usually write papersize \specials in the dvi file,
then, suitable for dvips or dvipdfm, respectively?

Regards, Frank
Dr. Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)

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