I volunteer to maintain editors/jove.
Thanks for volunteering, we usually transfer maintainership along with a updating. Do you want to create a patch to update this port to 4.17 and put yourself in MAINTAINER field?
Created attachment 216638 [details]
patch shar file
Proposed patch for updating to jove 18.104.22.168.
(In reply to Harry NEWTON from comment #2)
Thanks, if you have `DEVELOPER=yes` in your /etc/make.conf, it will run the additional Q/A tests. It currently shows:
====> Running Q/A tests (stage-qa)
Error: 'bin/teachjove' is referring to /usr/home/freebsd-ports/editors/jove/work/stage
Error: 'bin/jove' is referring to /usr/home/freebsd-ports/editors/jove/work/stage
Error: 'libexec/jove/recover' is referring to /usr/home/freebsd-ports/editors/jove/work/stage
*** Error code 1
I suspect the binary has these paths hard coded.