xmlcatmgr: entry already exists

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Thu Aug 4 14:41:17 GMT 2005

David LeCount <snailboy1 at yahoo.com> writes:

> --- Lowell Gilbert
> <freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org> wrote:
> > On my system, that file belongs to sdocbook-xml
> > itself.
> > I don't actually know much about xmlcatmgr.
> > Maybe you should ask the maintainer of the
> > sdocbook-xml port?
> I would bet that the file was originally installed by
> sdocbook-xml. However, I uninstalled that port after
> receiving the error in hopes of correcting it, but it
> persists. I can only guess that the file was marked in
> some database as belonging to another port or possibly
> an older version of sdocbook-xml that is no longer
> installed, but I really don't know enough about
> package management in FreeBSD to know for sure. I'm
> tempted to just delete the file and try reinstalling
> the port again, but I sure would feel comfortable with
> some knowledgable advice before doing something so wreckless.

As I said before, the knowledgeable advice is mostly likely to be
available from the port maintainer.

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