port selfupdate not working

Jeremy Lavergne jeremy at lavergne.gotdns.org
Sat Apr 11 05:57:01 PDT 2015

On April 11, 2015 6:31:04 AM EDT, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at macports.org> wrote:
>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
>> 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
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Well, a proxy can see inside https if it simply provides a trusted certificate to the client.

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