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Re: [groff] [bug] red hat 8 groff 1.18

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: [groff] [bug] red hat 8 groff 1.18
Date: Mon, 25 Nov 2002 13:10:00 +0100 (CET)

> I was using groff some time and I wrote e lot of ms
> documents.
> This week I instaled Red Hat 8 and I found that the
> groff in this distribution do not work as I expected.
> The postcript files that groff generate do not start
> on the top of the page.

It does, but it is for (physical) A4 paper.  Apparently, the
configuration script decided to not use letter paper by default.

If you want letter as the default, modify the `papersize' keyword in
font/devps/DESC and set it to `letter'.  For a temporary switch to
letter format, use the -p parameter of grops, e.g.

  groff -P -p -P letter ...


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