Problem updating git-core

Thomas Lockhart tlockhart1976 at
Thu Apr 3 17:34:26 PDT 2014

On 3/31/14 11:23 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> On Mar 31, 2014, at 18:06, Thomas Lockhart wrote:
>> Has anyone else noticed a problem fetching the git tarball from I can do so successfully through my browser but it stalls with a zero-length .TMP file when trying to update the port. The update was prompted by running "selfupdate" then "upgrade outdated".
>> I was hoping it was some misbehavior of but this has been trouble for a couple of days now. Any suggestions for debugging this?
> That does sound like misbehavior of that server. Have you talked to them about it?
> MacPorts eventually gives up on servers that are delivering files too slowly, so if you just wait, it should eventually either finish downloading (if it’s just going slowly), or re-try from a different server.
The installation of git-core is working now. I'm not sure what the 
underlying issue was, but at some point (after I first started this 
thread) I was having trouble getting DNS resolution of 
and some other sites.

A reboot seemed to fix the problems :( and MacPorts is now updating 
successfully :)

Thanks for the help!

                                     - Tom

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