[tex-live] [pretest] update of xetex failed:
karl at freefriends.org
Sun Apr 27 23:52:16 CEST 2014
xetex: error while loading shared libraries: libfontconfig.so.1:
cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
xetex innately depends on a system-installed libfontconfig, by design.
There is no way to avoid this. Before your note, we have never gotten a
bug report about any missing libfontconfig (and even you said it was not
actually missing, only that it "could" be -- anything "could" be
missing), because it is a core part of how any Unix-ish system finds
fonts these days. Even headless servers usually end up having X
Is there any procedure which can I use to fix the aborted update
If you need to ... I doubt you have a pressing need for the xetex flavor
of the brand-new lollipop format :).
From the perspective of an user I don't know what to do
after fixing the problem?
You can rerun the command that failed:
fmtutil-sys --no-error-if-no-engine=luajittex --byfmt xelollipop
Thanks for the report,
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