Scheduled downtime for on October 2

Kastus Shchuka macports at
Mon Oct 5 02:32:53 UTC 2020

Not sure if it is related to the mentioned maintenance, but I am getting timeout from when trying to upgrade libnetpbm today, Oct. 4:

--->  Fetching archive for libnetpbm
--->  Attempting to fetch libnetpbm-10.92.00_0.darwin_17.x86_64.tbz2 from
--->  Attempting to fetch libnetpbm-10.92.00_0.darwin_17.x86_64.tbz2.rmd160 from
Error: Failed to archivefetch libnetpbm: Failed to fetch signature for archive: The requested URL returned error: 504 Gateway Time-out

I wanted to ask on the list before filing trac ticket.



> On Oct 1, 2020, at 6:14 PM, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at> wrote:
> Our partners at the Friedrich-Alexander University who run plan to do maintenance on the server on October 2, 2020. The server is expected to be offline for about 60 minutes sometime between 11:00 and 14:00 UTC.
> Running `sudo port selfupdate` or `sudo port sync` during the maintenance window will fail if your MacPorts is configured to use (which is the default) or Try again later.
> Installing or upgrading ports during the maintenance window should work. The FAU server also backs our CDN at and but MacPorts should either be able to get the files cached by our CDN or will failover to another one of our mirrors. In the unlikely event that you encounter a problem with or during the maintenance window you can add either or both hostnames to the host_blacklist setting in /opt/local/etc/macports/macports.conf. Remember to undo those changes after the maintenance window is over so that you can continue to benefit from our CDN.

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