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Re^2: Installing CPAN on a Windows system

by GrandFather (Saint)
on Feb 17, 2006 at 05:38 UTC ( #530862=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Installing CPAN on a Windows system
in thread Installing CPAN on a Windows system

I had a quick play with altering the configuration string and could not make it work - I may not have tried double quoting. Windows handles the command line differently than *nix for quote characters of various types in any case and that may have been where the problem was.


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Re^3: Installing CPAN on a Windows system
by Aristotle (Chancellor) on Mar 03, 2006 at 17:03 UTC

    Mostly, Windows is very braindead about commandlines and doesn’t handle quoting in any particular fashion at all, so every program involved in the execution of another adds its own conventions/complexities; sometimes irresolvable ones.

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