<html><head></head><body style="word-wrap: break-word; -webkit-nbsp-mode: space; -webkit-line-break: after-white-space; ">Thank you for your answer (below).  I am glad that it is possible to resolve the situation, but would appreciate a little more detail about how exactly to do it.  Specifically, can you tell me:<br><br>1. How do I 'switch back to portdbformat'?<br><br>2. How do I identify the ports that are causing the problem?<br><br>3. To uninstall one of them, do I use sudo port uninstall [badport]?  Will port uninstall work, given that port outdated doesn't?  If not, how should I uninstall 'manually', if that is indeed what I should do?<br><br><br>Thanks<br><br><br>Nigel<br><br><br>On 5 Aug 2011, at 17:59, MacPorts wrote:<br><br><blockquote type="cite">#30611: inconsistent flat receipt cannot be converted to sqlite<br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite">-------------------------------------+--------------------------------------<br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite">Reporter:  n.gilbert@             |       Owner:  macports-tickets@                   <br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite">    Type:  defect                  |      Status:  closed                               <br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite">Priority:  Normal                  |   Milestone:                                       <br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite">Component:  base                    |     Version:  1.9.2                                <br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite">Resolution:  wontfix                 |    Keywords:                                       <br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite">    Port:                          |  <br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite">-------------------------------------+--------------------------------------<br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite">Changes (by jmr@):<br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite">* status:  new => closed<br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite">* resolution:  => wontfix<br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite">Comment:<br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite">Your receipts contain inconsistent information. Specifically, two active<br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite">ports claim to have installed the same file. There isn't really any way to<br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite">resolve this automatically.<br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite">You probably need to switch back to portdbformat flat, uninstall one of<br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite">the ports in question, then try converting to sqlite again. Ask on the<br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite">mailing list if you need more help.<br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite">-- <br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite">Ticket URL: <<a href="https://trac.macports.org/ticket/30611#comment:3">https://trac.macports.org/ticket/30611#comment:3</a>><br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite">MacPorts <<a href="http://www.macports.org/">http://www.macports.org/</a>><br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite">Ports system for Mac OS<br></blockquote><div><br></div><div>
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