Wednesday, August 11, 2004

Troubleshooting OS X: the role of receipts

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[Greg Cook] I also had difficulty with the java 1.4.2 install error saying I needed Java 1.4.1 first. The problem lies in one of the receipts. Delete the file /Library/Receipts/QuickTimeJavaUpdate.pkg and Java 1.4.2 should install just fine.

A new debugging approach, in addition to repairing permissions, running fsck, deleting preference files, clearning caches, testing in a new user, etc.

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