TeX Live 2019 severe issue: destroyed page formatting of the geometry package

Enrico Gregorio enrico.gregorio at gmail.com
Tue May 14 23:15:12 CEST 2019

> On 14 May 2019, at 21:06 , Werner Simbuerger <werner.simbuerger at hppi.de> wrote:
> Hello Tex Live 2019 team,
> I figured out a severe TeX Live 2019 issue regarding the geometry (https://ctan.org/pkg/geometry?lang=de) package.
> Please compile the attached example
> <<main.tex>>
> using TeX Live 2018 and TeX Live 2019 and compare the result.
> The page formatting using TeX Live 2019 is completely destroyed on page 2 onward, which is not the case for TeX Live 2018.
> I am not sure if the failure is on my side, how I use the geometry package.
> But I use it now for >10 years in the same way and had no problems with different TeX Live releases.
> Best regards,
> Werner Simbuerger

I see no difference between 2018 and 2019.

You fail to notice the warning

Package Fancyhdr Warning: \headheight is too small (12.0pt): 
Make it at least 44.7913pt.
We now make it that large for the rest of the document.
This may cause the page layout to be inconsistent, however.


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