[webkit-gtk] Error on executing update-webkitgtk-libs.

Andres Gomez agomez at igalia.com
Wed Oct 9 08:56:16 PDT 2013


On Wed, 2013-10-09 at 20:44 +0530, Mayur K wrote:
> Updating GTK+ port dependencies using jhbuild...
> Cloning into 'jhbuild'...
> 2013/10/09 20:38:28 socat[3252] E CONNECT git.gnome.org:9418: Service
> Unavailable
>   File "./jhbuild-wrapper", line 74, in clone_jhbuild
>     raise Exception('jhbuild git clone failed with return code: %i' %
> process.returncode)
> I tried setting up http_proxy and https_proxy variables.
> I also followed the solution mentioned here :
> http://www.emilsit.net/blog/archives/how-to-use-the-git-protocol-through-a-http-connect-proxy/

Probably there are many ways of solving this problem. As you would like
a quick solution I would suggest you forget as socat (something is wrong
with your configuration as it is not working seeing the error message)
and try to replace line 71 in Tools/jhbuild/jhbuild-wrapper like:
-     process = subprocess.Popen(['git', 'clone', 'git://git.gnome.org/jhbuild'], cwd=source_path)
+     process = subprocess.Popen(['git', 'clone', 'https://git.gnome.org/browse/jhbuild'], cwd=source_path)

This way you will use the HTTP interface for cloning jhbuild git
repository and, most probably, you will be able to do it through your

Andres Gomez
Computer Science Engineer
mailto:agomez at igalia.com
IGALIA, S.L. http://www.igalia.com
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