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Error running cpan after fresh perl istall

by astroboy (Chaplain)
on May 29, 2012 at 18:28 UTC ( #973085=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
astroboy has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

Hi

I've just compiled perl 5.16.0 from source. When I run "cpan" straight after, most of the config runs smoothly, but then I get this:

Autoconfigured everything but 'urllist'. Now you need to choose your CPAN mirror sites. You can let me pick mirrors for you, you can select them from a list or you can enter them by hand. Would you like me to automatically choose some CPAN mirror sites for you? (This means connecting to the Internet) [yes] Looking for CPAN mirrors near you (please be patient) ........Can't call method "http" on unblessed reference at /usr/local/ +lib/perl5/5.16.0/CPAN/FirstTime.pm line 1866.

Any is ideas? I'm running CentOS release 6.2 (Final)

Thanks

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Re: Error running cpan after fresh perl istall
by astroboy (Chaplain) on May 29, 2012 at 18:43 UTC
    Please ignore .. it worked with repeated tries ... the network must be flakey

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