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Re: pre-pkgsrc-2017Q1: security/policykit fails on MacOS

On Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 07:21:47AM -0600, Brook Milligan wrote:
> > On Mar 24, 2017, at 3:08 AM, Joerg Sonnenberger <> wrote:
> > 
> > As I said, that shouldn't be necessary. The catalog should contain the
> > mapping from URL to local file and just work. I'd start by removing
> > xmlcatmgr recursively and then reinstalling things.
> I am confused by your suggestion.  All these packages were newly
> installed with a freshly downloaded/bootstrapped pkgsrc-current as of
> a couple of days ago.  What would removing the xmlcatmgr package and
> reinstalling it do that it didn’t do the first time?  Why would I not
> be right back with the same failure?

Whenever this failure appeared in the past, it was a corrupted catalog
or a misregistered catalog. As such, "reinstall" has a good chance of
making sure that is not the case.


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