Local MacPorts build server no longer works

Francisco Garcia public at francisco-garcia.net
Wed Jul 11 09:59:54 PDT 2012

wow, that was lightning fast. Shame of me because even the wiki was updated

thanks a lot Jeremy

On Wed, Jul 11, 2012 at 6:46 PM, Jeremy Lavergne
<jeremy at lavergne.gotdns.org> wrote:
> Check out archive_sites.conf, added in MacPorts 2.1.0
> http://trac.macports.org/browser/trunk/base/ChangeLog
> On Jul 11, 2012, at 12:41 , Francisco Garcia wrote:
>> Exploring the macports.conf man page I have noticed that:
>> archive_site_local is no longer listed
>> buildfromsource never is listed as an option, bit it is ignored. The
>> ports are still built from source in any case
>> Have these options changed (or been removed) in the latest releases?
>> I have a build server which used to work in the past, but now it no
>> longer works.
>> I do not think I have touched any configuration of the services
>> involved. The server in question
>> was working according this howto
>> https://trac.macports.org/wiki/howto/ShareArchives2
>> Now my client machine no longer fetches builds from my server. Instead
>> it just decides to build itself every port
>> In my macports.conf I have this line:
>> archive_site_local http://myserver.local/macports/
>> I have verified that the address is valid and provides an index of
>> /opt/local/var/macports/software (I am using Apache)
>> Also I verified that my keys (from pubkeys.conf) are the same in both servers
>> I am running out of ideas of what can be wrong and do not know how to
>> track down this problem. How should I debug this?
>> When I try to install a port already compiled by my server with the
>> "-d" parameter, there is no single reference to my
>> archive_site_local server in the output. Should I see my server listed
>> in the output?

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