portsnap can't access portsnap.freebsd.org
john.marshall at riverwillow.com.au
Sat May 30 11:21:10 UTC 2009
On Sat, 30 May 2009, 05:39 -0500, Scott Bennett wrote:
> Thanks for that much, then, Glen. So we still don't know what is wrong.
> I did try it again around midnight CDT, and it still failed the same way.
> In the meantime, my frustration and impatience got the better of me, and
> I touched up a copy of ports-supfile and csupped it. I also used portinstall,
> which was there because I had selected it as a package during the 7.2-RELEASE
> installation, to install portmaster, which is now running the builds.
> Nevertheless, I'd still rather switch back to portsnap ASAP after this,
> so I'm still hoping someone has an idea what's wrong with portsnap or the
> systems at freebsd.org.
Have you excluded local factors (proxy servers, firewalls)? I have not
seen any issues at all with portsnap. I have done a few fetches today
and haven't seen any problems at all. This one a few minutes ago
happened to hit portsnap2. I noticed that one of the earlier ones today
was from portsnap1.
# portsnap fetch
Looking up portsnap.FreeBSD.org mirrors... 3 mirrors found.
Fetching snapshot tag from portsnap2.FreeBSD.org... done.
Fetching snapshot metadata... done.
Updating from Sat May 30 12:58:09 AEST 2009 to Sat May 30 18:57:34 AEST 2009.
Fetching 3 metadata patches.. done.
Applying metadata patches... done.
Fetching 0 metadata files... done.
Fetching 3 patches.. done.
Applying patches... done.
Fetching 0 new ports or files... done.
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