Subversion checkout failed

Russell Jones russell.jones at
Wed Jul 22 05:03:02 PDT 2015

On 22/07/15 07:31, David Evans wrote:
> On 7/21/15 11:13 PM, semaphore45 at wrote:
>> Hello MP list,
>> I tried to upgrade all the outdated ports on Mac OS X 10.6, but it stopped with error:
>> Error: org.macports.fetch for port libnetpbm returned: Subversion check out failed
>> Please see the log file for port libnetpbm for details:
>>      /opt/local/var/macports/logs/_opt_local_var_macports_sources_rsync.macports.org_release_tarballs_ports_graphics_netpbm/libnetpbm/main.log
>> In said log files, it seems unable to reach the server:
>> :info:fetch svn: OPTIONS of '': could not connect to server (
>> I looked for past filed bugs, but nothing conclusive, as my firewall was off.
>> Other suggestions?
>> Regards,
>> Pat
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> SourceForge has been having problems with many services offline for 
> some time (days).
> See for details.
> With respect to your particular problem, the relevant comment in 
> yesterday's post is
> " Work continues 24×7 on restoration of SCM (git, hg, bzr, svn, cvs) 
> services ..."
> Dave
Also, from,

"We’re holding SCM service restoration for last, and will be 
prioritizing Git service to be first within that process based on its 
fast verification path. Holding SCM restoration for last allows us to 
take a cautious approach and to free our staff to interact with 
developers if any concerns exist when the service is re-enabled."

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