rsync server is down (and a workaround)

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Mon Jun 8 22:47:39 UTC 2020

It's back online now.

On Jun 3, 2020, at 23:54, Joshua Root wrote:

> As you may have noticed, the server at FAU that hosts
> is currently down. There was a hardware failure, and work to restore
> service is in progress.
> If you need to selfupdate in the meantime, you can use a different
> mirror as described at <>. Make
> sure to update both macports.conf and sources.conf as described under
> the Portfiles and MacPorts Source headings. This won't get you the very
> latest changes until the main server is fixed, but it may be newer than
> what you have depending on when you last updated.
> If you do need the very latest Portfile changes, syncing with Git is an
> option: <>
> The same server also hosts archives and distfiles, but there should be
> minimal problems with those since MacPorts will simply try another
> mirror if fetching from one fails.
> It should be obvious when the problem is fixed, but there's also a
> ticket tracking the issue:
> - Josh

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