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From:
Joseph Brenner
Date:
October 17, 2018 20:05
Subject:
Re: zef installs not working
Message ID:
CAFfgvXUDVkmMHy+0n7CcwAM10WXaEqphwSR_athjA73yiH7F8Q@mail.gmail.com
Todd Chester wrote:

> What I do is to go to the github source for the module:

> Next I cd into the directory and install it with
>
>     zef install .

Yes, that much seems to work fine.  It seems a little peculiar that I
can search the repositories with "zef list", but not with "zef install
<selection_from_list>".

Maybe some sort of permissions issue with a LTA error message?



On 10/16/18, Todd Chester via perl6-users <perl6-users@perl.org> wrote:
> On 10/16/18 8:20 PM, Joseph Brenner wrote:
>> Lately zef hasn't been working for me to do module installation.
>> I can do things like "zef --list" to get a list of available
>> modules but when I actually try to do the installation I see
>> things like this:
>>
>>    zef install Array::Agnostic
>>
>>    ===> Searching for: Array::Agnostic
>>    ===> Testing: Array::Agnostic:ver<0.0.6>:auth<cpan:ELIZABETH>
>>    ===SORRY!===
>>    Object does not exist in serialization context
>>    ===> Testing [FAIL]: Array::Agnostic:ver<0.0.6>:auth<cpan:ELIZABETH>
>>    Aborting due to test failure:
>> Array::Agnostic:ver<0.0.6>:auth<cpan:ELIZABETH> (use --force-test to
>> override)
>>
>> And no, using --force-test only gets me a little further, it
>> still fails with "Object does not exist in serialization context".
>>
>> Any suggestions on what that might mean?
>>
>>
>>
>> perl6 --version
>> This is Rakudo Star version 2018.06 built on MoarVM version 2018.06
>> implementing Perl 6.c.
>>
>
> Hi Joseph,
>
> What I do is to go to the github source for the module:
>
> https://github.com/lizmat/Array-Agnostic
>
> Then I "Clone or Download" (green button on the right middle).
> I usually download it as a "zip".  Then I unzip it to a directory.
>
> Next I cd into the directory and install it with
>
>     zef install .
>
> HTH,
> -T
>

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