bash: tar: command not found

Matthew Woehlke
Wed Apr 11 22:29:00 GMT 2007

Cheney, Christian wrote: <-- please do (no TOFU*, in particular)

And PCYMTNQREAIYR* while you are at it.


> Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 11, 2007 at 01:57:33PM -0700, Cheney, Christian wrote:
>> I have installed cygwin on Windows XP using the default setup.  When I
>> try to use tar, I am getting "bash: tar: command not found."  If I try
>> to reinstall tar using the setup utility, it copies some files, but
> then
>> gives a "no package" note, and tar still won't work in cygwin.  Any
>> ideas how to fix this?  Thank you.
> The details mentioned here would probably help:
>> Problem reports:
> Please expound.  Been there, done that.  Hence, the post.

I didn't see cygcheck output attached to your previous post. Therefore, 
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