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2010-11-05

Missing bundle identifier in /Library/Receipts during Software Update

Problem: Warnings like

2010-11-05 16:09:13.293 Software Update[3147:1b07] PackageKit: *** Missing bundle identifier: /Library/Receipts/vpn.pkg
2010-11-05 16:09:13.295 Software Update[3147:1b07] PackageKit: *** Missing bundle identifier: /Library/Receipts/vpnclient-api.pkg
2010-11-05 16:09:13.296 Software Update[3147:1b07] PackageKit: *** Missing bundle identifier: /Library/Receipts/vpnclient-bin.pkg
2010-11-05 16:09:13.297 Software Update[3147:1b07] PackageKit: *** Missing bundle identifier: /Library/Receipts/vpnclient-gui.pkg
2010-11-05 16:09:13.298 Software Update[3147:1b07] PackageKit: *** Missing bundle identifier: /Library/Receipts/vpnclient-kext.pkg
2010-11-05 16:09:13.298 Software Update[3147:1b07] PackageKit: *** Missing bundle identifier: /Library/Receipts/vpnclient-profiles.pkg
2010-11-05 16:09:13.299 Software Update[3147:1b07] PackageKit: *** Missing bundle identifier: /Library/Receipts/vpnclient-startup.pkg


when executing /System/Library/CoreServices/Software\ Update.app/Contents/MacOS/Software\ Update or softwareupdate 


Solution:
cd /Library/Receipts
mkdir DELETE-it-if-you-dont-need-it-later
mv *.pkg DELETE-it-if-you-dont-need-it-later
softwareupdate -l


Probably you won't need the remaining db and boms folders as well.