"port upgrade" error message usability

Andrew Janke floss at apjanke.net
Sun Jan 30 09:17:37 UTC 2022

On 1/30/22 4:04 AM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> On Jan 30, 2022, at 02:24, Andrew Janke wrote:
>> Hi, MacPorts developers,
>> Long-time Homebrew user and recent MacPorts convert here.
> Welcome! I'm interested in your impressions of MacPorts as a Homebrew user and if you have any suggestions for changes we can make to make your MacPorts experience more enjoyable.

 > "Could not find Portfile in /Users/janke" isn't too unclear, is it?

IMHO, that would be a big improvement:
> There's no reason to suspect that a user who doesn't specify a port meant to specify the pseudoport "outdated". I think it might not necessarily even be known at the time that the list of specified ports is processed which command that set of ports will be handed to.

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