MacPOrt installation help
ryandesign at macports.org
Sun Feb 21 21:43:57 PST 2010
On Feb 21, 2010, at 11:50, Mansour CHOUAHA wrote:
> Hi, i have just downloaded the mac-port package for the platform mac OSX 10.6, but when i try to update the mac-port, it says:
> sudo port -d selfupdate
> Warning: No index(es) found! Have you synced your source indexes?
> ---> Updating the ports tree
> DEBUG: Synchronizing ports tree(s)
> Synchronizing local ports tree from rsync://rsync.macports.org/release/ports/
> DEBUG: /usr/bin/rsync -rtzv --delete-after rsync://rsync.macports.org/release/ports/ /opt/local/var/macports/sources/rsync.macports.org/release/ports
> rsync: failed to connect to rsync.macports.org: Operation timed out (60)
> rsync error: error in socket IO (code 10) at /SourceCache/rsync/rsync-37.3/rsync/clientserver.c(105) [receiver=2.6.9]
> Error: Synchronization of the local ports tree failed doing rsync
> DEBUG: Couldn't sync the ports tree: Synchronization of 1 source(s) failed
> while executing
> "macports::selfupdate [array get global_options]"
> Error: /opt/local/bin/port: port selfupdate failed: Couldn't sync the ports tree: Synchronization of 1 source(s) failed
> Could you help me to fix this problem because i am actually a new user and i dont really know how to sort it out.
I guess rsync traffic doesn't work on your network, so selfupdate is not available for you, and you'll have to use a different message to sync your ports tree. See "Alternatives for syncing the ports tree without rsync" on this page:
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