Problem with 'portsnap'
freebsd.user at seibercom.net
Tue Dec 28 12:52:04 UTC 2010
For the past few days, I have been having problems updating my ports
tree via 'portsnap'. It continually gives errors similar to the
Looking up portsnap.FreeBSD.org mirrors... 5 mirrors found.
Fetching snapshot tag from portsnap2.FreeBSD.org... failed.
Fetching snapshot tag from portsnap6.FreeBSD.org... failed.
Fetching snapshot tag from portsnap1.FreeBSD.org... failed.
Fetching snapshot tag from portsnap5.FreeBSD.org... failed.
Fetching snapshot tag from portsnap4.FreeBSD.org... done.
Fetching snapshot metadata... fetch: http://portsnap4.FreeBSD.org/t/4816ec0c67a1c999c4d3875335b3d419a1a1a2497262158e661b9b5973b0453a: No address record
sha256: 4816ec0c67a1c999c4d3875335b3d419a1a1a2497262158e661b9b5973b0453a: No such file or directory
[: !=: unexpected operator
mv: rename 4816ec0c67a1c999c4d3875335b3d419a1a1a2497262158e661b9b5973b0453a to tINDEX.new: No such file or directory
grep: tINDEX.new: No such file or directory
look: tINDEX.new: No such file or directory
Portsnap metadata appears bogus.
Cowardly refusing to proceed any further.
apparently, portsnap will only work successfully once every five or six
attempts. In some cases, I receive a message that "no mirrors" were
found and the program halts immediately.
Has anyone else been experiencing similar results?
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