bash: tar: command not found

Christopher Faylor
Thu Apr 12 00:49:00 GMT 2007

On Wed, Apr 11, 2007 at 05:25:08PM -0700, Cheney, Christian wrote:
>>>Look in '/etc/postinstall' and see if there are any scripts there 
>>>that don't end in ".done".
>There are none
>>>Also, check '/var/log/setup.log.full' for any messages that would 
>>>indicate the problem.
>I can't see anything.  Take a look.
>>>In the worst case, you can try running each of the scripts
>>>in '/etc/postinstall' manually.
>$ bash -rcfile
>install-info: menu item `tar' already exists, for file `tar'
>install-info: menu item `tar' already exists, for file `tar'
>cheneyc@NW33687L /cygdrive/c/cygwin/etc/postinstall
>$ tar
>bash: tar: command not found

How about running /usr/bin/tar?  Sounds like you just don't have the
PATH set up correctly?


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