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Date:      Fri, 2 Feb 2007 00:57:29 -0500
From:      Kris Maglione <>
To:        User questions <>
Subject:   Re: windows behaviour on installing new packages
Message-ID:  <20070202055729.GA7303@fw.home>
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On Fri, Feb 02, 2007 at 11:07:58AM +0530, Gobbledegeek wrote:
>I  noticed  over the past few weeks, that  after  installing  numerous
>packages (pkg_add  -r),  I could not execute them  (not  found). They
>were standard  packages installed in the standard locations like
>/usr/local/bin or sbin (already in $PATH).  Running ldconfig, logging
>out and  logging back in did not help either.  *Rebooting*  helps

The problem is that csh does not recheck your $PATH, but only hashes it 
once. You can get it to rehash by running the aptly named `rehash` 
command, or starting a new shell. ldconfig has nothing to do with 
locating executables.

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