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Date:
October 28, 2013 16:17
Subject:
[perl #119879] Cannot install module requiring perl-5.6 via 'cpan'
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rt-4.0.18-13586-1382977012-1330.119879-15-0@perl.org
On Wed Sep 18 05:23:11 2013, shay wrote:
> 
> Ah, yes. I have "perl: 5.6.0" in some of my distros' META.yml files. I
> forgot that 5.6 is different to 5.6.0...
> 
> So that's a problem with the Win32-WinError distro then. Searching
> through other distros that I use I find the same thing in numerous
> others too, nearly all originating from the old libwin32 bundle:
> 
> Win32-Console-0.09\META.yml:  perl: 5.6
> Win32-Daemon-20110117\META.yml:  perl: 5.6
> Win32-EventLog-0.076\META.yml:  perl: 5.6
> Win32-File-0.06\META.yml:  perl: 5.6
> Win32-OLE-0.1709\META.yml:  perl: 5.6
> Win32-Process-0.14\META.yml:  perl: 5.6
> Win32-Registry-0.10\META.yml:  perl: 5.6
> Win32-Shortcut-0.07\META.yml:  perl: 5.6
> Win32-Sound-0.51\META.yml:  perl: 5.6
> Win32-WinError-0.03\META.yml:  perl: 5.6
> 
> Jan: Please could you roll out new releases of these (and any other
> affacted) distros before 5.20.0 hits the streets? I can raise a bunch
> of CPAN/RT tickets to remind you if you like, but it otherwise seems
> unecessary effort for such a minor thing.
> 
> 
> >>
> >> The same thing worked fine in perl-5.19.3.
> >
> >
> > It shouldn't have. If it did, I would guess that's because it was being
> > ignored somehow.
> 
> It certainly did "work", and likewise in earlier (stable) perls too --
> at least 5.18.0 and 5.18.1; I haven't tried further back.
> 
> Let's hope there aren't too many CPAN distros out there harbouring the
> same problem, which has evidently been masked for some time!
> 

Bumping.

Ran into this today.
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Writing C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\.cpan\Metadata
Running install for module 'Win32::OLE'
Fetching with HTTP::Tiny:
http://mirror.cogentco.com/pub/CPAN/authors/id/J/JD/JDB/Win32-OLE-0.1709.tar.gz
Checksum for C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\.cpan\sources\authors\id\J\JD\JDB\W
in32-OLE-0.1709.tar.gz ok
'YAML' not installed, will not store persistent state
Configuring J/JD/JDB/Win32-OLE-0.1709.tar.gz with Makefile.PL
Checking if your kit is complete...
Looks good
Generating a nmake-style Makefile
Writing Makefile for Win32::OLE
Writing MYMETA.yml and MYMETA.json
  JDB/Win32-OLE-0.1709.tar.gz
  C:\perl519\bin\perl.exe Makefile.PL -- OK
Running make for J/JD/JDB/Win32-OLE-0.1709.tar.gz
JDB/Win32-OLE-0.1709.tar.gz requires perl '5.6'; you have only 5.019006; giving
up
  JDB/Win32-OLE-0.1709.tar.gz
  [prereq] -- NOT OK
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