[texhax] bizarre tikz behavior with recent texlive 2010 updates

Jim Diamond Jim.Diamond at acadiau.ca
Sun Nov 7 13:09:16 CET 2010

On Sun, Nov  7, 2010 at 08:59 (+0100), Peter Ragosch wrote:

> Am Sat, 6 Nov 2010 19:10:29 -0300
> schrieb Jim Diamond <Jim.Diamond at acadiau.ca>:

>> The line claims it is in the middle of the page, but if I \input tikz
>> it is not.  If I don't \input tikz, the line is (more or less) in the
>> middle of the page, as expected.  Also, when I \input tikz, my page
>> number goes away.

>> I have a texlive 2010-beta lying around, and I get the expected
>> behaviour if I use that.

>> I suppose it is possible that a neutrino clobbered some bit on my
>> disk.  Before I reload all of tl2010 from scratch, could someone let
>> me know if they see the same behaviour?

>> Thanks.
>> 				Jim

> Hello Jim,

> I've just tested your example with and without /input tikz as you
> mentioned and got exactly the same results:
> text line at top and no page number.

> I confirm this bizarre  behavior. 

> Normally I didn't use plain TeX, so I can't say more.

> My last TL1020 update was done from CTAN last friday. 


thanks very much for confirming this.

Everyone/anyone: can someone suggest the optimal person/people/mail-list
for a bug report?



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