On 7 Mar 2018, at 01:53, Rainer Müller <rai...@macports.org> wrote: > On 2018-03-06 23:00, db wrote: >> [...] an *overview* of how to write a portfile is much needed. > Isn't this what this chapter in the guide is supposed to provide? > https://guide.macports.org/#development
Yes, supposed. When you're in it's difficult to say, but AFAIR I was probably trying to write a portfile for something hosted on GitHub without knowing about the relative portgroup and its documentation being buried somewhere under the prefix in the tcl file itself.