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Re^2: Installing CPAN on a Windows system

by Corion (Pope)
on Mar 01, 2006 at 23:47 UTC ( #533777=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

This works on Windows too, but the Windows shell (cmd.exe) only knows about double quotes:

o conf make '"C:\tmp\path with spaces\bin\nmake.exe"'

works and allows to use a directory with whitespace in its name. The same should also be done for the gzip and tar paths, and also for Perl itself (especially $^X :-) ). See also RT 17877 - the approach proposed by you to add quoting if it becomes necessary is what I do as well.

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