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CPAN.pm isn't extracting all the files

by MrNobo1024 (Hermit)
on Aug 01, 2002 at 19:23 UTC ( #186894=perlquestion: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??
MrNobo1024 has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

When I try to install modules using CPAN.pm, it ends up with something like this
GZIP: stdin: invalid compressed data--crc error CPAN-1.62/ CPAN-1.62/t/ CPAN-1.62/t/vcmp.t /usr/bin/TAR: Skipping to next header /usr/bin/TAR: Error exit delayed from previous errors Removing previously used C:\perl\cpan\build\CPAN-1.62 Package seems to come without Makefile.PL. (The test -f "C:\perl\cpan\build\CPAN-1.62\Makefile.PL" returned fal +se.) Writing one on our own (setting NAME to unknown) Added to MANIFEST: MANIFEST Added to MANIFEST: Makefile.PL Added to MANIFEST: t/vcmp.t Couldn't find a Bundle file in C:\perl\cpan\build\CPAN-1.62 at C:/perl +/lib/CPAN.pm line 2018
It looks like the .tar.gz is corrupted but when I open it manually, it's fine. Can anyone help with this?

-- MrNobo1024
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Re: CPAN.pm isn't extracting all the files
by Cine (Friar) on Aug 01, 2002 at 19:26 UTC
    How do you open it manually? Using winzip? Try with
    /usr/bin/TAR tvzf filename.tar.gz

    T I M T O W T D I
      tar opens it OK also, it only has the problem when using CPAN.
        Delete tar tar.gz file and download it again from another mirror!

        T I M T O W T D I

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