[1.1.69] Updating mods gives timeout error

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[1.1.69] Updating mods gives timeout error

Post by TheYsconator »

When trying to update mods, I consistently get a timeout error. Sometimes the first mod does update succesfully, but then the second one gives the timeout error. The restart of Factorio that's needed after a mod-change does not resolve the issue (so no additional mods can update), but completely closing Factorio and opening it again occasionally allows me an additional, single, update.

I feel like it may have to do with the amount of mods I have installed: when temporarily moving some mods to a different directory the mentioned behaviour does not occur. It does not matter which mods I move away, as long as it's (at least?) 30-ish or so of them. In total I have somewhere between 800 and 900 local mods.

This is what I was able to find in the logs:

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15.741 Factorio initialised
15.745 Steam Storage Quota: 4340/4768
31.886 Info HttpSharedState.cpp:54: Downloading https://mods.factorio.com/api/mods?page_size=max&full=True&version=1.1.69&lang=en
61.888 Error HttpSharedState.cpp:138: CURL failed: code:28, 1c; Connection timed out after 30001 milliseconds
61.888 Info HttpSharedState.cpp:147: Downloading https://mods.factorio.com/api/mods?page_size=max&full=True&version=1.1.69&lang=en
61.888 Info HttpSharedState.cpp:148: Status code: 0
61.888 Error ModPortal.cpp:255: Mod portal API call failed: status 520, error: Connection timed out after 30001 milliseconds, content:
Connection timed out after 30001 milliseconds

61.889 Error UpdateModsPane.cpp:93: Failed to fetch mod update information: API call failed: (path: 'api/mods', status: 520)
63.921 Quitting: user-quit.
64.219 Steam API shutdown.
64.222 Goodbye

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Re: [1.1.69] Updating mods gives timeout error

Post by vinzenz »

With 1.1.72 the update check should now handle large mod collections better
bringing the oops to devops

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