Your gzip pipe problem (found on MacPorts mailing list)
ohlssons at skynet.be
Tue Nov 27 22:57:37 PST 2007
Ryan, I was hesitant to move the /usr/local directory, so haven't
tried it yet.
Mark, you are right, I have no tar utility installed any more for
some reason... Any idea where it is supposed to go? I'm thinking /
Thanks, I'll try to replace it this evening.
On Nov 27, 2007, at 11:39 PM, Mark Machado wrote:
> I came across your message on the MacPort mailing
> list about your 'gzip pipe' problem when I was
> researching a similar problem I was encountering.
> That thread pointed me at a solution to my problem
> that I wanted to pass on in case yours was caused by
> the same thing. What had happened to me is somehow
> the 'tar' utility was removed from my system (I think
> it might have happened when I updated XTools). Try
> running 'tar' from an X11 terminal: if it is not
> accessible, you probably have the same problem I did.
> To fix, I replaced the tar file (there was a backup
> copy in /Previous System/usr/bin - you may have to
> find it somewhere else), reran the XTools installer,
> and everything was fine.
> Hope this helps,
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