Thanks Rainer, I can't check it but as I said in my previous mail I think I had forgotten to run `make distclean` when I previously built `v2.4.2`. And now I see that the `macports_autoconf.tcl` file you cite is an Autoconf config file. Why this happen now makes sense.
Cheers, -- Enrico > On 11 Apr 2018, at 14:22, Rainer Müller <rai...@macports.org> wrote: > > On 2018-04-11 10:52, Enrico Maria Crisostomo wrote: >> I've just created a new installation of macports-base from tag v2.4.3 >> following the instructions in the documentation (basically git checkout >> v2.4.3, ./configure ..., make and make install) and I've just noticed that >> `port` reports 2.4.2: > > Hm, I cannot reproduce this problem. The configure script is supposed to > update the relevant file with the version number. > > Check "macports_version" in src/macports1.0/macports_autoconf.tcl in > your working tree. > > Rainer