cvsup blues

APseudoUtopia apseudoutopia at
Mon Jan 4 14:16:57 UTC 2010

On Mon, Jan 4, 2010 at 9:13 AM, John Almberg <jalmberg at> wrote:
> I am trying to update my ports collection on a new server using cvsup. I've
> added a mirror site to my ports-supfile, but keep getting the following
> error message:
> on# csup -g -L 2 /root/ports-supfile
> Parsing supfile "/root/ports-supfile"
> Connecting to
> Cannot connect to Operation not permitted
> Will retry at 09:13:28
> I've tried several different mirror sites, so the problem seems to be on my
> side (unless all the mirror sites are locked?)
> Any ideas?
> Thanks: John

The csup servers do have a rate-limiting feature on them. However, I
think it gives a different error message than that. "Operating not
permitted" makes it seem more like a networking issue on the local
machine. Can you ping the IP? Firewall blocking outgoing ports?

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