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Re: CPAN.pm interactive load problem?

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  • cadayton
    After reading the CPAN.pm documentation (imagine that), there is a config.pm file that contains references to executables. This file was manually edit to
    Message 1 of 2 , Jan 31, 2002
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      After reading the CPAN.pm documentation (imagine that), there is a
      config.pm file that contains references to executables. This file
      was manually edit to change all long file name reference to 8.3
      formatted path/names. This has solved problem described below.

      -Craig

      --- In perl-beginner@y..., "cadayton" <cadayton@h...> wrote:
      > Has anyone ever experienced this install problem of referencing the
      > Winzip program? I guessing the install process picking up the full
      > path name and is having a problem with the embedded space
      in "Program
      > Files". The file type association all use the 8.3 file naming
      > convention, so I'm left wondering why the long path name is getting
      > reference.
      >
      > Thanks, Craig
      >
      > Here is a short extract of the console session.
      >
      > e:\users\cdayton>perl -MCPAN -e "install Bundle::LWP"
      > ....normal output deleted....
      >
      > 'E:\Program' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
      > operable program or batch file.
      > Uncompressed E:\perl\cpan\sources\authors\id\G\GA\GAAS\URI-
      1.18.tar.gz
      > lly
      > Using Tar:E:\Program Files\WinZip\WINZIP32.EXE xvf
      > E:\perl\cpan\sources
      > id\G\GA\GAAS\URI-1.18.tar:
      > 'E:\Program' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
      > operable program or batch file.
      > Couldn't untar E:\perl\cpan\sources\authors\id\G\GA\GAAS\URI-
      1.18.tar
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