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Perl6's LWP::Simple

by flamey (Scribe)
on Aug 05, 2010 at 12:16 UTC ( #853113=perlquestion: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??
flamey has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

I'm trying out Rakudo*, and when I "use LWP::Simple;" I get

"load_bytecode" couldn't find file 'MIME/Base64.pbc' in main program body at line 1:C:\Rakudo\lib\parrot\2.6.0\languages\ +perl6\lib/MIME/Base64.pm6

What's that?

WinXP & Vista, Rakudo*



C:\Rakudo\lib\parrot\2.6.0\languages\perl6\lib\MIME contains Base64.pir & Base64.pm6
There's no Base64.pbc anywhere in Rakudo installation folder

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Re: Perl6's LWP::Simple
by moritz (Cardinal) on Aug 05, 2010 at 13:06 UTC
    What's that?

    A problem in your Rakudo Star installation. Works fine here (on linux).

    Did you build it yourself, or used the MSI installer? If it's the former, do you have any logs of the build available? (Or maybe could build it again, and log it this time?)

    Perl 6 - links to (nearly) everything that is Perl 6.
      It's the MSI installer from
Re: Perl6's LWP::Simple
by flamey (Scribe) on Aug 10, 2010 at 14:03 UTC
    Looks like Perl6-MIME-Base64 issue, which is pre-requisite for LWP::Simple. Is Rakudo* for Win32 includes wrong file?

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