Simon Geard delgarde at
Sun Dec 19 01:44:22 PST 2004

On Sat, 2004-12-18 at 23:43 -0700, h3k h3k wrote:
> svn snapshot  Version svn-20041217
> using the above text, I installed font-config 2.2.3, but for many
> applications including firefox, fontconfig reports that it cannot find
> it's config file. I did set --sysconfdir=/etc, and the file
> /etc/fonts/fonts.conf is present, but it still fails to load.
> What can I do to fix this issue, firefox will not open because of the
> fontconfig error.
> fc-list gives the same error
> Fontconfig error: line 24: not well-formed (invalid token)
> Fontconfig error: Cannot load default config file
> Are there any fixes for this? Did I miss something in the text, that
> is now giving me this grief?

Have you modified the file? The message suggests there's some bad XML in
there somewhere - maybe a missing angle-bracket, or mismatched
open/close tag...

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