Extraction command and fink conflict

Daniel J. Luke dluke at geeklair.net
Sun Jan 21 09:02:25 PST 2007

On Jan 21, 2007, at 10:40 AM, Sbranzo wrote:
> Why does port look for commands in /sw/bin? I used to have
> /sw/{bin,sbin} in my path (and in root's path too), but now I removed
> all the references.

It finds an appropriate tar when you install it.

I would move aside fink (or at least remove it from your path) and  
reinstall macports from source.

You can also set TAR and/or GNUTAR environment variables while  
building macports to get it to select the correct one.
Daniel J. Luke
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