Is Macports down?

Dave Horsfall dave at
Sun Mar 12 19:22:47 UTC 2017

On Tue, 7 Mar 2017, Brandon Allbery wrote:

>       DNS uses udp (and some tcp). I'd be really surprised if it blocked 
>       /all/ udp packets (and if so, I would get my provider to replace 
>       it or let me replace it with something that didn't suck).
> Usuually this is trying to force you to use the provider's DNS. That 
> said, video and most audio streaming is UDP... are they trying to force 
> you to pay more for those?

Dunno; the old router works (it passes all UDP) but does not show me the 
connecting IP address, making my spam filtering useless.

Anyway a new router should be arriving today; at least I know that it
isn't Macports at fault (and yes, I am using the AU site; somebody
queried that).

Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU)  "Those who don't understand security will suffer."

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