[tex-live] Fontspec overriding default paper size with LuaTeX
d.p.carlisle at gmail.com
Thu May 26 16:04:48 CEST 2016
On 26 May 2016 at 15:00, Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at> wrote:
> Hi David
> >so far it looks like expected behaviour, I don't see a bug.
> >specifies a USletter document and (once you load a package that knows
> >anything about the back end) that is what you are getting.
> That hasn't been the behaviour since many years.
yes honestly latex has not changed here since 199-something.
> We allowed for setting the global paper size so that documents without a
> paper specification got that paper size.
where? latex has no local configuration file that is input.
texlive lets you customise the default page sive for pdf/lua tex and dvi
dvrivers but latex's typesetting has no knowledge of this.
a document typeset with
should produce the same text block _everywhere_ the line breaking does not
depend on local configuration.
> This is broken now, and I consider this very unfortunate.
No, pdflatex is working as it always has done, and lualatex is working like
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