On Nov 8, 2019, at 20:31, Chris Jones  wrote:

> On 9 Nov 2019, at 1:39 am, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> 
>> If you ran `sudo port install clamav`, and it was not already installed, 
>> MacPorts should have marked it as requested. If clamav was automatically 
>> installed as a dependency of something else, then it would not have been 
>> marked requested.
> 
> That sounds like something we should fix to me. Is it not reasonable to 
> expect the port in this case, even if it was previously installed as a 
> dependency, to still be marked as requested in this case, as that is what the 
> user did by asking for it to be installed. The fact it already was shouldn’t 
> matter in terms of marking it as requested ?

If you mean that running `sudo port install` on a port that is already 
installed should mark it as requested, then that's 
https://trac.macports.org/ticket/55085.

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