Please always (in the least) post a `perl -v' dump.
Also, a `perl -V' can't hurt (esp if you're having trouble with XS).
Now, I got ActivePerl 5.8 build 804 on Win2k
This is perl, v5.8.0 built for MSWin32-x86-multi-thread
(with 1 registered patch, see perl -V for more detail)
Copyright 1987-2002, Larry Wall
Binary build 804 provided by ActiveState Corp. http://www.ActiveState.com
Built 23:15:13 Dec 1 2002
Perl may be copied only under the terms of either the Artistic License or the
GNU General Public License, which may be found in the Perl 5 source kit.
Complete documentation for Perl, including FAQ lists, should be found on
this system using `man perl' or `perldoc perl'. If you have access to the
Internet, point your browser at http://www.perl.com/, the Perl Home Page.
I use PPM very often and have never encountered that particular problem. Chances are its most likely a problem with your build, rather than ppm specifically.
Also, the PPM shell has always sucked, and in such cases, you should always try to use PPM, for example
perl -MPPM -e"PPM::InstallPackage( package => 'http://crazyinsomniac.p
my $pack = 'http://crazyinsomniac.perlmonk.org/perl/ppm/5.8/Devel-Size
PPM::InstallPackage( package => $pack );
Now, can you replicate the error you are seeing at will? How can I replicate it?
MJD says you
can't just make shit up and expect the computer to know what you mean, retardo!
I run a Win32 PPM
repository for perl 5.6x+5.8x. I take requests.
** The Third rule of perl club is a statement of fact: pod is sexy.
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