bash: tar: command not found
Thu Apr 12 16:34:00 GMT 2007
On Thu, 12 Apr 2007, Dave Korn wrote:
> This means that tar.exe has been unpacked into C:\cygwin\usr\bin.
> That's why setup thinks it's installed.
Not quite. Setup only uses /etc/setup to find out what packages are
installed. I suspect a corrupt package instead. That is not to say that
WinZip should ever be used to install Cygwin packages, or course.
> The fix would be to go into your C:\cygwin\usr directory, using a DOS
> shell or windows explorer, and delete the bin dir.
Or go to /cygdrive/c/cygwin/usr from a Cygwin shell and use Cygwin to do
> Then re-run setup.exe, telling it to "install from local directory",
> just click on ok to everything all the way through, and it should
> reinstall everything that you deleted to the correct place.
To the OP: you will need to tell setup to reinstall the tar package
(preferably from a different mirror than you've used in the past).
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