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Dave Mitchell
August 4, 2009 15:51
Re: maint-5.10 CPAN very noisy
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On Tue, Aug 04, 2009 at 02:53:29PM -0400, Andy Dougherty wrote:
> On a clean install of main-5.10.x, CPAN is very noisy about non-fatal 
> failures to download files.  (Subsequent attempts to use a different 
> download method succeed, so this is annoying, but not fatal.)
> The typical error message looks like this:
> cpan shell -- CPAN exploration and modules installation (v1.9402)
> Enter 'h' for help.
> cpan[1]> m PPI
> CPAN: Storable loaded ok (v2.20)
> Warning: no success downloading '/export/home/doughera/.cpan/sources/authors/01mailrc.txt.gz.tmp21918'. Giving up on it. at /export/home/doughera/my/perl/lib/5.10.1/CPAN/ line 837
>         CPAN::FTP::hostdlhard('CPAN::FTP', 'ARRAY(0x85f3fa0)', 'authors/01mailrc.txt.gz', '/export/home/doughera/.cpan/sources/authors/01mailrc.txt.gz.t...', 'HASH(0x8b713d8)') called at /export/home/doughera/my/perl/lib/5.10.1/CPAN/ line 515
> Does this look familiar to anyone?  (This was present in the "not RC0" 
> snapshot, but somehow I missed it.)

Its also present in blead, but not 5.10.0. It's generated by Carp::cluck()
in CPAN::FTP, a module that isn't present in 5.10.0.

Andreas, can you enlighten us?

The crew of the Enterprise encounter an alien life form which is
surprisingly neither humanoid nor made from pure energy.
    -- Things That Never Happen in "Star Trek" #22

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