Dev guide updated for github/easy instructions?

Langer, Stephen A. (Fed) stephen.langer at
Tue Dec 13 16:09:23 UTC 2022

When I used that page, step 1e was confusing to a git newbie.

-- Steve

From: macports-dev <macports-dev-bounces at> on behalf of Nils Breunese <nils at>
Date: Monday, December 12, 2022 at 4:56 PM
To: MacPorts Development <macports-dev at>
Subject: Re: Dev guide updated for github/easy instructions?
Does help?


P.S. I believe macports-dev at is the old address of this mailing list, macports-dev at is the new one.

> Op 12 dec. 2022, om 16:35 heeft Watson Ladd <watsonbladd at> het volgende geschreven:
> This morning I realized that Pari is lagging behind, so went ahead to
> start contributing a version bump. Unfortunately i completely forgot
> the song and dance to make Macports process the portfile I produced,
> and then the documentation was very pre-github migration (assumes
> individual port files vs checking out the repo).
> Perhaps we should have a development guide update, and in the meantime
> do i just update the sources to include my local checkout? I could
> have sworn I've done this before, but just forgot how.
> Sincerely,
> Watson
> --
> Astra mortemque praestare gradatim
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