something's not right
rdj999 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 24 06:28:11 PST 2014
Perhaps, but the first thing I usually do before installing or upgrading anything is a 'selfupdate', which would succeed, using the mirror. The next command - 'port install' or whatever - would then time out, because it would have reverted to using the failed server.
Let's call it a "misfeature" instead of a "bug", then.
> On Nov 24, 2014, at 9:25 AM, Carlo Tambuatco <oraclmaster at gmail.com> wrote:
> You might not consider it a fault depending on how long the main site is down. It might save you the trouble of having to revert it back later.
> On Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 9:23 AM, Dan Johnson <rdj999 at gmail.com <mailto:rdj999 at gmail.com>> wrote:
> See this:
> http://rdj999.blogspot.com/2014/11/eek-macports-is-down.html <http://rdj999.blogspot.com/2014/11/eek-macports-is-down.html>
> I found that after making a mirror the default, 'port -d selfupdate' restored 'rsync.macports.org <http://rsync.macports.org/>' as the default, so I had to re-edit 'sources.conf' to undo that "helpful fix" before I could continue.
> That's probably a MacPorts bug. Someone should report it. ;)
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