Scheduled Server Downtime tomorrow, 16th Feb

William Siegrist wsiegrist at
Tue Feb 16 17:10:38 PST 2010

Everything is back up. Let me know if you have any problems. 


On Feb 15, 2010, at 9:59 AM, Rainer Müller wrote:

> Hello,
> there will be a server downtime tomorrow starting at 16th February,
> beginning at 8am PST (16 UTC) for the whole hosting site.
> As all of our services are hosted there, this means that the
> website, Subversion repository, Trac, rsync and the
> mailing lists will not be available.
> In urgent cases you can find the ports tree on one of the provided rsync
> mirrors [1], which can be configured in sources.conf:
>  rsync://
>  rsync://
> Please also refer to the more detailed announcement we got from the
> MacOSforge administration:
> | We are required to move our servers to a new building. This means
> | unracking all of the equipment and driving it across town and
> | reassembling it. This also means we have to change DNS records, which
> | means some propagation delay. All of this boils down to a pretty
> | lengthy outage. We are going to start at 8am on Tuesday the 16th and
> | finish as soon as possible. If everything goes smoothly, then we
> | could be done in 2-3 hours. If there are problems, it could take all
> | day. I've carefully tested the new location and so I do not suspect
> | any serious problems, but please be patient.
> We apologize for any inconvenience caused by the downtime. Thanks to
> Apple/MacOSforge for providing servers and support for The MacPorts Project.
> For any questions and updates during the server downtime and please
> visit our IRC channel #macports on FreeNode.
> Rainer
> - for the MacPorts Port Managers
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