[tex-k] Bug#364505: dvips: the -T options doesn't always act as asked

Frank Küster frank at kuesterei.ch
Tue Apr 25 09:07:49 CEST 2006

Thanks, Karl, for the answer.

Unfortunately I forgot to work around a misfeature of the Debian BTS -
mail to <bugnumber>-forwarded at ... don't go to the maintainer, i.e. the
debian TeX mailing list.  Therefore I'm sending this mail without much
input and a fullquote.  

karl at freefriends.org (Karl Berry) wrote:

>     But I haven't checked whether it's still that way in
>     any more current code.
> No code changes have been made (yet) since TL2005.  (None of this part
> of the code has changed in many years, to my knowledge.)
>     >   Commenting out the break does solve the problem. 
> I don't understand.  But anyway, I agree with your basic point that
> it should possible to specify exact paper sizes and not have dvips
> tinker with them.  Does Akira's -tunknown solve the problem for you?
> If so, we could at least improve the documentation.
> Thanks,
> Karl

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX)

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