I don’t know if it helps at all, but on October 24th I did the first steps of 
MacPorts migration in anticipation of installing Catalina. I never did install 
Catalina, but I saved the myports.txt and requested.txt files. They are here:

https://pastebin.com/cxM85Dq6 <https://pastebin.com/cxM85Dq6>

https://pastebin.com/8sJafzKa <https://pastebin.com/8sJafzKa>

This is before I did the reclaim that removed clamav.

> On Nov 9, 2019, at 09:40, Ryan Schmidt <ryandes...@macports.org> wrote:
> 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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