port selfupdate failing

Gustavo Seabra gustavo.seabra at gmail.com
Wed Dec 4 13:09:56 PST 2013

Hi Jeremy,

Thanks. I have tried so many things I don't even remember all of them. I
have also tried the svn syncing you mention, but in "step 3" there one
needs to configure svn to work with a proxy. Since I cannot find a proxy
here, I had to stop there.

Gustavo Seabra <http://goo.gl/7Cphf>
Professor Adjunto, Departamento de Química Fundamental
Coordenador, CENAPAD-PE
Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
Fone: +55-81-2126-7450

On Wed, Dec 4, 2013 at 6:03 PM, Jeremy Lavergne
<jeremy at lavergne.gotdns.org>wrote:

> When you say "nothing works" did you try the answers you had discounted
> for proxies? Your ISP could be blocking ports or you're still behind a
> clever proxy.
> That is, have you tried syncing over svn instead?
> http://trac.macports.org/wiki/howto/SyncingWithSVN
> Gustavo Seabra wrote:
>> I am having trouble installing macports on an iMac at work running OSX
>> Mavericks. After the installation from the dmg, I try to run the port
>> self update command and get the messages below. I have already googled
>> for answers, but found nothing that works. Most of the answers relate to
>> being behind some proxy, but checking with "http://amibehindaproxy.com"
>> or "http://www.lagado.com/proxy-test" both say I'm not behind a proxy.
>> I'd really appreciate any suggestions.
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