Changes between Version 149 and Version 150 of ProblemHotlist


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Timestamp:
Nov 15, 2020, 12:25:27 AM (4 months ago)
Author:
jmroot (Joshua Root)
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more details of CLT receipt bug

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    166166When the command line tools package is installed, a receipt is generated that can be accessed with `/usr/sbin/pkgutil`.
    167167When upgrading Xcode, this receipt can be lost even though the command line tools remain installed.
    168 Without this receipt, MacPorts cannot determine which version of the command line tools package is installed.
     168Without this receipt, MacPorts cannot determine which version of the command line tools package is installed, and worse, Software Update will never update the CLTs.
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    170170'''Fix:'''[[BR]]
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    172 Reinstalling the command line tools package fixes the problem.
     172Reinstalling the command line tools package fixes the problem (however future updates will cause it to recur until Apple fixes the bug).
    173173* Download the command line tools package from the [https://developer.apple.com/download/more/?=command%20line%20tools Apple Developer] site.
    174174* If the version of the CLT you need is not listed at the developer site, but an older version is, reinstalling that will restore the package receipts. Then just run Software Update to trigger the update to the newer version.