user "macports" does not exist

Joshua Root jmr at
Thu Jul 4 07:42:55 UTC 2019

On 2019-7-4 09:34 , Ralph Seichter wrote:
> * Jack Howarth:
>> Short of fully reinstalling MacPorts is there a way to recreate the
>> "macports" user?
> You can create users via the Users & Groups system settings, or using
> the 'dscl' (Directory Service command line) utility as root.

Specifically, you want to do what the installer pkg's postflight script

Installing from source does the same thing BTW, and installing again
over the top of your existing installation won't break anything.

- Josh

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