[tex-live] beamer error

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Tue Feb 16 11:36:37 CET 2010

Am Mon, 15 Feb 2010 17:30:26 +0100 schrieb Alessandro Languasco:

> Dear all,
> I was updating a set of slides for a lecture I have to do and 
> I encountered the following mistake during typesetting:
> (/usr/local/texlive/2009/texmf-dist/tex/latex/beamer/themes/font/beamerfontthem
> estructurebold.sty)) (./Untitled.aux)
> (/usr/local/texlive/2009/texmf-dist/tex/context/base/supp-pdf.mkii
> [Loading MPS to PDF converter (version 2006.09.02).]
> )
> *geometry* driver: auto-detecting
> *geometry* detected driver: pdftex
> ./Untitled.tex:9: Undefined control sequence.
> \Gm at lmargin ->\Geom at lmargin 

geometry 5.0 has removed the  options: 'compat2' and this breaks
some code in beamerbasecompatibility.sty. 
There is already a report in the beamer bug database.

In the meanwhile use this 

\makeatletter\let\ifGm at compatii\relax\makeatother

Ulrike Fischer 

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