khaled.abu at gmail.com
Tue Jun 21 11:48:43 GMT 2005
On 6/20/05, Alex Zbyslaw <xfb52 at dial.pipex.com> wrote:
> Alistair Sutton wrote:
> >On 20/06/05, Muhammad Kashif Yaqoob <mkyaqoob2005 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> >> parsing supfile "/usr/share/examples/cvsup/ports-supfile"
> >> connecting to cvsup.uk.freebsd.org
> >> cannot connect to cvsup.uk.freebsd.org: connection refused
> >> will retry at 23:15:30
> >I don't think that particular server is functioning anymore. It used
> >to take you to a web page when viewed in a browser but it now directs
> >you straight to a plig.org mirror.
> >I suggest you read the handbook and find a different mirror. I used to
> >use the cvsup.ie.freebsd.org one which was quite reliable.
> # cvsup -g Supfile-ports
> Connected to cvsup.uk.FreeBSD.org
> Updating collection ports-all/cvs
> Edit ports/archivers/p5-Compress-Zlib/Makefile
> Edit ports/archivers/p5-Compress-Zlib/distinfo
> Sometimes I find the server unavailable, but rarely.
> Muhammad, please try the server again, and also try another one
> somewhere else. If you still have problems then it may be that there is
> a firewall of some kind between you the the cvsup server.
I use the uk cvsup server and it works fine. The message you recieve
means that there is a firewall blocking your connection.
Check your firewall and enable outgoing traffic to port 5999.
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