Konstantin,

Thank you! That was exactly the problem,
and the links you provided were very helpful as well!!

Thanks again,

Brian  :)
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Brian T. Paquin, ACSA, ACMT, ACTC
Yale University
Department of Pathology
brian.paq...@yale.edu
(203) 785-3691





On 11/7/12 3:12 AM, "Konstantin Khomoutov"
<flatw...@users.sourceforge.net> wrote:

>On Tue, Nov 06, 2012 at 06:04:34PM -0800, brian_P wrote:
>
>> I am new to git, and can't get past the error "fatal: Could not read
>>from 
>> remote repository"...
>> 
>> Server: Mac OS X 10.6.8
>> Remote Access (SSH) is enabled.
>> My public key has been added to authorized_keys for the git user.
>> I can ssh into the server as user "git". No password prompt.
>> Repo on server is ~/git/ImgRip.git
>> Used "git init --bare" to setup repo.
>> 
>> Client: Mac OS X 10.6.8
>> Local (new) git repo working fine (did a few test add and commits).
>> Issued "git remote add origin g...@myserver.org:git/ImgRip.git" without
>> error.
>> But when I "git push origin master" I get:
>> 
>> bash: git-receive-pack: command not found
>> 
>> fatal: Could not read from remote repository.
>[...]
>
>This happens because when you log in using SSH (no matter if you do this
>by hand running `ssh` or Git runs it to connect to the server) the
>server first spawns the shell configured to be the login shell of your
>user, and the problem here is that Unix shells typically initialize
>themselves differently depending on how they're called -- whether to
>work as an interactive login shell or as a non-interactive shell.
>In your case, when you log in "normally" you get interactive login shell
>on the server; when Git logs in, it gets non-interactive shell.
>
>Supposedly you have installed Git in a non-standard location and its
>.../bin directory does not occur automatically in a list of "system
>paths" (I assume Mac OS X uses the "PATH" environment variable for this,
>like any other Unix-y system).  So supposedly you've adjusted this
>variable in one of your shell rc-scripts, but it's not being read when
>the shell is initialized as non-interactive.
>
>I googled for "mac+os+x+non-interactive+shell+git" and it turned up [1]
>and [2] which tell Mac OS X uses bash, and this means you either need to
>tweak your ~/.bashrc (you've supposedly changed ~/.bash_profile instead)
>or, if you need a system-wide solution, SSH have to be reconfigured
>appropriately.
>
>1. http://lists.apple.com/archives/macos-x-server/2008/Jun/msg00251.html
>2. https://discussions.apple.com/thread/3766395?start=0&tstart=0
>
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