Macos – git-receive-pack : command not found

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I made a git repo on a local machine with "git init –bare" and added it as the remote origin on the project on my main computer with ssh:

git add remote origin git@192.168.1.14:repoName.git

I was able to make a commit and push from my main computer to the other computer the day I created the repo, but today i tried and it didn't work.

When I did "git push origin" it returned this error:

bash: line 1: git-receive-pack: command not found
fatal: The remote end hung up unexpectedly

The two machines are mac the main one running Leopard and the server one running Tiger. I think it may be realted to the $PATH of git on the server but I'm not sure.

i used theses instrution to create my git server: http://blog.commonthread.com/2008/4/14/setting-up-a-git-server

Best Answer

Ok, so I solved my problem.

I looks like the probleme was ssh not reading .bash_profile What I had to do is write

export PATH=$PATH:/usr/local/bin

in .bashrc instead since ssh reads that file.