Well, having just hit this again myself, I found what was *actually* causing
the problem, rather than my vague recollection of what caused it, for which,
In my case just now, it was caused by having an HTTP proxy set via the
environment variable http_proxy. Unsetting that fixed my problem. Pesky web
You should never trust random strangers on the net, by the way. ;-)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Guest, Simon
> Sent: Thursday, 5 September 2013 1:38 p.m.
> To: Alistair Chilcott
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: RE: Mercurial updates not working
> Hi Alistair,
> I have seen error output like this from mercurial when the client is
> running a newer version than the server.
> Maybe you recently upgraded your machine, and your mercurial version is
> now too recent.
> Hope that helps. Of course, it may be a complete red herring, YMMV. ;-)
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: galaxy-dev-boun...@lists.bx.psu.edu [mailto:galaxy-dev-
> > boun...@lists.bx.psu.edu] On Behalf Of Alistair Chilcott
> > Sent: Wednesday, 28 August 2013 12:33 p.m.
> > To: email@example.com
> > Subject: [galaxy-dev] Mercurial updates not working
> > Hello all,
> > Mercurial has recently started throwing errors:
> > galaxy@hitmsbhpc1:~/galaxy-dist> hg incoming
> > abort: error: _ssl.c:517: error:140770FC:SSL
> > routines:SSL23_GET_SERVER_HELLO:unknown protocol
> > It has previously worked with issues has anyone seen this before?
> > I don't think anything has changed that would have caused this problem
> > but googling error has proved to be unhelpful so far.
> > Regards,
> > Alistair
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