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Re: Re^3: XML-DOM installation on Windows

by abhishes (Friar)
on Feb 23, 2003 at 20:14 UTC ( [id://237938]=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: XML-DOM installation on Windows
in thread XML-DOM installation on Windows

OK I downloaded the ppd and tar.gz files from the http://theoryx5.uwinnipeg.ca/ppms/ directory for
LibXML-Common
XML-NamespaceSupport
XML-SAX

Now when i run ppm install XML-LibXML.ppd I get the error

Missing base argument at D:/Perl/site/lib/PPM/Repository.pm line 174

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Re^5: XML-DOM installation on Windows
by Solo (Deacon) on Feb 23, 2003 at 21:05 UTC
    It's much easier to use ppm to install the packages directly. You can do this by specifying a location with the install command. If you connect to the internet via a proxy server, then you should first set the HTTP_proxy environment variable. Start a shell (cmd.exe) and type

    set HTTP_proxy=http://yourproxy.fqdn:port

    Then, run the command below from the same window (cmd.exe). If the first succeeds, then there is no need to run the second.

    ppm install --location=http://theoryx5.uwinnipeg.ca/ppms XML-LibXML ppm verify --upgrade --location=http://theoryx5.uwinnipeg.ca/ppms XML- +LibXML
    --Solo
    --
    Now let's blow this thing and go home!

      My ppm doesn't connect to any external site. :'-(

      I am behind a proxy which is configured in a very funny way by our administrator. All my efforts to make a perl program talk to internet via that f&^%$(*& proxy have failed. I have raised this question in another thread.

      Even after settings the 3 required environment variables which the faq suggests ... my PPM goes no where.
      HTTP_PROXY=http://proxy.mycompany.intranet:8080/
      HTTP_proxy_pass=user
      HTTP_proxy_user=password

      regards,
      Abhishek.

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