live check fetch failures

Christopher Jones jonesc at
Sat Jun 19 10:12:41 UTC 2021


I’ve been noticing recently a number of ports are failing to live check, with errors like

 > port -d live libogg                               
DEBUG: Changing to port directory: /Users/chris/Projects/MacPorts/ports/multimedia/libogg
DEBUG: OS darwin/20.5.0 (macOS 11.4) arch i386
DEBUG: adding the default universal variant
DEBUG: Reading variant descriptions from /Users/chris/Projects/MacPorts/ports/_resources/port1.0/variant_descriptions.conf
DEBUG: Running callback portconfigure::add_automatic_compiler_dependencies
DEBUG: Finished running callback portconfigure::add_automatic_compiler_dependencies
DEBUG: Running callback portbuild::add_automatic_buildsystem_dependencies
DEBUG: Finished running callback portbuild::add_automatic_buildsystem_dependencies
DEBUG: Running callback portstartupitem::add_notes
DEBUG: Finished running callback portstartupitem::add_notes
DEBUG: Logging disabled, error opening log file: can't create directory "/opt/local/var/macports/logs/_Users_chris_Projects_MacPorts_ports_multimedia_libogg": permission denied
DEBUG: Executing org.macports.main (libogg)
DEBUG: livecheck phase started at Sat Jun 19 11:10:30 BST 2021
DEBUG: Executing org.macports.livecheck (libogg)
DEBUG: Port (livecheck) version is 1.3.4
DEBUG: Loading the defaults from '/Users/chris/Projects/MacPorts/ports/_resources/port1.0/livecheck/fallback.tcl'
DEBUG: Fetching
DEBUG: Using CURL options --append-http-header {Accept: text/html,application/xhtml+xml,application/xml;q=0.9,*/*;q=0.8} --enable-compression
Error: cannot check if libogg was updated (error:1400442E:SSL routines:CONNECT_CR_SRVR_HELLO:tlsv1 alert protocol version)

A quick web search suggests this could be an issue with an older version of (lib)curl being used ? Does anyone have any insights into this ?

cheers Chris
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