[XeTeX] geometry.sty FIX for XeTeX 0.994

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at mac.com
Wed Jun 7 11:17:28 CEST 2006

Le 7 juin 06 à 11:05, Bruno Voisin a écrit :

> Le 7 juin 06 à 10:01, Ralf Stubner a écrit :
>> Will Robertson <wspr81 at gmail.com> writes:
>>> Use the following to temporarily fix the problem until geometry is
>>> updated;  note that it works whether the document is typeset using
>>> either the XeTeX or pdfTeX backends:
>>>    \ifdefined\XeTeXversion
>>>      \newcount\pdfoutput
>>>      \pdfoutput0\relax
>>>    \fi
>>>    \usepackage[dvipdfm]{geometry}
> [...]
> Thus, in this case, I think the config file geometry.cfg provided by
> Jonathan is not enough: the package file geometry.sty itself must be
> changed. I think that geometry.sty should replace its implicit checks
> for [pdftex] and [vtex] by calls for ifpdf.sty and ifvtex.sty:
> \RequirePackage{ifpdf}
> \RequirePackage{ifvtex}
> and then use the switches \ifpdf and \ifvtex that these packages
> provide.

I meant to cc my message to the author of the geometry package, Hideo  
Umeki, but forgot. The package has not been updated since July 2002,  
which seems a bad sign: is it still maintained?

Will, did you report the bug to the author of the geometry package?


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