Ulrike Fischer wrote:
> Am Sun, 1 Jun 2014 21:23:39 +0200 schrieb Frank Mittelbach:
>>> This code breaks the float package if fixltx2e is loaded afterwards.
>>> Which happens if one has the habit of loading packages alphabetically
>>> and invoking fontspec which requires fixltx2e. By this, documents with
>>> the header
>>> will not compile anymore. Is this intended? Would it help or do any harm
>>> if the float check would be added \AtBeginDocument?
>> just checked: CTAN has the right file with version number 1.1q for
>> fix-cm and that file doesn't have the extra rubbish inside any longer,
>> so it looks like you still run the initial beta where the docstrip guard
>> was missing
> Arno wrote about fixltx2e and not fix-cm. And he is right: If loaded
> after float fixltx2e overwrites the float definition of float:
> ! LaTeX Error: Unknown float option `H'.
Exactly this is the error I get. File list: (happens with pdflatex, too)
This is LuaTeX, Version beta-0.79.1 (TeX Live 2014) (rev 4971)
article.cls 2007/10/19 v1.4h Standard LaTeX document class
size10.clo 2007/10/19 v1.4h Standard LaTeX file (size option)
float.sty 2001/11/08 v1.3d Float enhancements (AL)
fixltx2e.sty 2014/05/13 v1.1q fixes to LaTeX
> I run into a similar problem some days ago: If loaded after setspace
> fixltx2e overwrite the setspace patches for floats.
> Imho fixltx2e should be loaded like fix-cm before documentclass to
> avoid such problems.
How would you then treat packages that require fixltx2e and are loaded
at a later point? (As in your code example?)