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Created attachment 5421 [details]
Screen shot of error
Description of Problem:
After the latest updates has been downloaded, I get this error message:
"Error, updates require authorisation"
Steps to reproduce the problem:
1. Start Xamarin Studio on OSX 10.9
2. Download updates
3. Observe error message
Error message as stated above
Either the updates can be installed, or at least prompt me to start elevated (in Sudo?)
How often does this happen?
MAC OSX 10.9
Strange, that error indicates that that it attempted to elevate but failed.
Could you please attach the updater log from ~/Library/Logs/XamarinStudio-4.0/Updater.log?
Today, when I tried again, it succeeded and prompt me for my credentials, as expected.
Log file attached,
Created attachment 5439 [details]
Updater log file
Well, this was not especially useful. It seems that the updater overwrites the log file instead of appending to it...
Ah. Not much I can do until I get a repro or a log from a failed update. Glad it worked the next time round anyway!
I'll leave the bug in NEEDINFO state for now, in case someone else encounters this and can provide the info.
I have the same issue, pasted log file here http://forums.xamarin.com/discussion/12475/update-requires-authorization
Unfortunately we don't have enough information to do anything about this right now, especially since 3 years have passed. We're resolving this for now.