port selfupdate not working

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Sat Apr 11 03:31:04 PDT 2015

On Apr 11, 2015, at 2:50 AM, Pragati Srivastava wrote:
> When i m trying to sync ports tree using subversion, the following command giving error
> $svn co http://svn.macports.org/repository/macports/trunk/dports/ .
> Error:
> svn: E175002: Unable to connect to a repository at URL 'http://svn.macports.org/repository/macports/trunk/dports'
> svn: E175002: OPTIONS of 'http://svn.macports.org/repository/macports/trunk/dports': could not connect to server (http://svn.macports.org)

Then your network's proxy is blocking OPTIONS and other WebDav methods used by Subversion. You can circumvent that block by using https instead of http, since a proxy cannot see the content of encrypted connections.

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