# Software update never ever finishes

I have an eMac (PPC G4 ) with 512 MEGABYTES RAM, running 10.5.8. When I run Software Update, the "Checking for new software program ..." procedure never ever finishes. I have actually attempted removing my /Library/Caches/com.apple.SoftwareUpdate/Cache.db and also running Software Update once more, without good luck. I have actually additionally attempted Repairing Disk Permissions from Disk Utility, which hasn't functioned either. Both of those pointers I obtained from here

Any pointers ??

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2019-05-07 11:31:02
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Do it the CLI means:

sudo softwareupdate -i -a


this might aid to get even more verbose result.

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2019-05-12 10:05:46
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Try relocating the materials of/ Library/Receipts elsewhere. I have actually seen some unusual troubles brought on by damaged files there a number of times. Additionally see to it applications like Little Snitch do not interfere while doing so.

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2019-05-10 17:54:09
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