Problem with 'portsnap'
igalgand at freemail.hu
Tue Dec 28 19:27:21 UTC 2010
On Tue, Dec 28, 2010 at 07:51:58AM -0500, Jerry wrote:
> 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.
For the past two days I experienced exactly the same phenomena. By this
morning (CET, Tuesday) the normal operation has been restored.
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