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CPAN forces my machine to install Make - i am lost

by Perlbeginner1 (Scribe)
on Nov 10, 2012 at 10:29 UTC ( #1003241=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
Perlbeginner1 has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:


well i have bad luck here. i tried to install www.mechanize firefox on my opensuse

i tried to install on OpenSuse 12.2 - as a superuser SU or as Martin - which is a normal ordinary user...

well all faield untill now.

see the concrete results that i got back... see the source below.... full coverage of the horror-story...


in short:
cpan[4]> install WWW::Mechanize::Firefox und in TAP output Files=83, Tests=78, 6 wallclock secs ( 0.31 usr 0.09 sys + 4.63 cus +r 0.59 csys = 5.62 CPU) Result: FAIL Failed 78/83 test programs. 14/78 subtests failed. make: *** [test_dynamic] Fehler 2 CORION/WWW-Mechanize-Firefox-0.68.tar.gz one dependency not OK (MozRepl::RemoteObject); additionally test harne +ss failed /usr/bin/make test -- NOT OK //hint// to see the cpan-testers results for installing this module, t +ry: reports CORION/WWW-Mechanize-Firefox-0.68.tar.gz Running make install make test had returned bad status, won't install without force Failed during this command: ZIGOROU/MozRepl-0.06.tar.gz : make_test NO CORION/MozRepl-RemoteObject-0.34.tar.gz : make_test NO one depen +dency not OK (MozRepl) CORION/WWW-Mechanize-Firefox-0.68.tar.gz : make_test NO one depen +dency not OK (MozRepl::RemoteObject); additionally test harness faile +d cpan[4]> install WWW::Mechanize::Firefox

see much much more here -
full story - the horrorstory of a CPAN installation

love to hear from you


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Re: CPAN forces my machine to install Make - i am lost
by marto (Archbishop) on Nov 10, 2012 at 10:34 UTC
Re: CPAN forces my machine to install Make - i am lost
by Anonymous Monk on Nov 11, 2012 at 08:21 UTC
    And then what happened?

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