No user or group to remove on macOS Catalina

Masoud Ghaderi masoudshao at
Fri Nov 26 13:16:13 UTC 2021

I am following the steps from to
remove mac ports from my machine (it is currently functioning but I want to
migrate to homebrew and I've heard they do not coexist).
The second step states that I need to remove the user or group that has
been created by macports. However, looking for the user (as suggested in SO)

/usr/bin/dscl . -search /Users name macports

returns nothing. Also, running step 3 with -v flag did not return anything.
where port

Any help regarding the proper uninstallation of macports would be

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