[Catalyst] Easier catalyst installation

Christopher H. Laco claco at chrislaco.com
Tue Apr 4 20:37:13 CEST 2006

Carl Franks wrote:
> On 04/04/06, Christopher H. Laco <claco at chrislaco.com> wrote:
>> The CPAN shell is a piece of shit anyways. I get the same fargin loop
>> when manually setting up CPAN, and it lists no continents for me to use...
> This, and the error I noticed in your first post...
> Warning: Your \.cpan\sources\modules\02packages.details.txt.gz does
> not contain a Line-Count header.
> Suggests to me that either the ftp transfer is failing, or the gunzip
> is failing.
> I use gzip.exe and tar.exe from unxutils.sf.net, I have set cpan.pm to
> prefer them over Compress:Gzip and Archive::Tar (I think there's a
> setting for that in CPAN/Config.pm, anyway)
> I think you need to go into the .cpan folder and investigate whether
> cpan.pm's doing it's job right
> Carl

perl -MCPAN -e "shell" setup finds my http_proxy and ftp_proxy
settings...but LWP flat out refuses to use them... so the ftp returns

This is what I have CatInABox. I got tired of wasting time on problem
after problem with AS perl in anything but the most perfect installation

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