port selfupdate incredibly slow

Federico Calboli f.calboli at gmail.com
Wed Aug 17 03:41:53 PDT 2011

On 17 Aug 2011, at 11:25, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> As I wiped my disk and installed Lion from a bootable USB key I made with my copy of Lion (I did this to maximise performance), I had nothing in the way of MacPorts
> Ok.
>> All I am saying is, on the same machine the selfupdate step was much faster in SL. I would not know wy that is, but it is a very noticeable difference.
> What is selfupdate doing when it is slow? If you run verbosely (sudo port -v selfupdate), does it pause or slow down at a particular point?

It pauses for 30 seconds after 

sent 64 bytes  received 636 bytes  280.00 bytes/sec
total size is 512  speedup is 0.73

As I said, in SL this delay at this stage was of a 5 seconds at most. 



Federico Calboli
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