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Slaven Rezic
August 4, 2009 16:47
Re: maint-5.10 CPAN very noisy
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Dave Mitchell <> writes:

> 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.
>> .[4mcpan[1]> .[mm 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
> [snip]
>> 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.

The package CPAN::FTP was existent in 5.10.0, but the module wasn't.
Previously almost everything was in

> Andreas, can you enlighten us?

Andreas is on vacation and probably not online before August 14 or so.

It seems that the change was in


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