selfupdate fails with '"/tarballs/ports.tar" (in release) failed: No such file or directory'

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Tue Nov 15 18:51:44 CET 2016

> On Nov 15, 2016, at 10:39, Daniel J. Luke <dluke at> wrote:
>> On Nov 14, 2016, at 10:38 PM, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at> wrote:
>> Because of the slow network connection, if someone commits updates to a large port, we have already at times observed a single sync taking over 24 hours.
> Which network connection is slow? (from you to rsync server)?

My internet connection -- where the buildbot and private rsync server are located -- is slow. Last time I looked into upgrading it, it was expensive, but I will look into it again soon. 

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