I need to install the development version of yt, which is fully
capable of reading BoxLib-based datasets (yt-users Digest, Vol
110, Issue 1).
While I can do that without problems on my PC, I ran into
problems on the remote host where the datasets are produced.
I am able to successfully install Anaconda and also the stable yt
branch (via conda install yt), but the "nightly conda build"
conda install -c
fails with the error message
Fetching package metadata ...
CondaHTTPError: HTTP None None for url
An HTTP error occurred when trying to retrieve this URL.
HTTP errors are often intermittent, and a simple retry will
get you on your way.
port=80): Max retries exceeded with url:
/with_conda/linux-64/repodata.json (Caused by
object at 0x2aaab449ad30>: Failed to establish a new
connection: [Errno 113] No route to host',))",),)
It turns out that retrying doesn't help. I suspect that traffic
through certain ports is blocked.
Over the alternative route offered by the yt installation script,
even the basic installation fails because some packages cannot be
If anyone knows of other options or a way to circumvent the above
problem, please let me know.