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Erroe while installing packages from PPM in windows

by koti688 (Sexton)
on May 26, 2009 at 07:11 UTC ( #766141=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
koti688 has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

I have installed Perl version 5.8.9 and when i am trying install some packages from ppm it erroring out like

File-Copy-Recursive-0.38.tgz. is downloaded
and then
Can't extract files from C:\DOCUME~1\lyang\LOCALS~1\Temp\ppm-gb6zTV/File-Copy-Recursive-0.38.tgz.

Could you please tell me what could be the problem ???
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Re: Erroe while installing packages from PPM in windows
by syphilis (Chancellor) on May 26, 2009 at 07:35 UTC
    Works ok for me on ActivePerl-5.8.9 (build 825):
    C:\>ppm install File-Copy-Recursive Downloading File-Copy-Recursive-0.38...done Unpacking File-Copy-Recursive-0.38...done Generating HTML for File-Copy-Recursive-0.38...done Updating files in site area...done 2 files installed
    Can you show us the output of ppm repo describe 1
    That would enable us to find the File-Copy-Recursive.tar.gz that you can't extract ... and we could then check to see that file is ok.

      also output of ppm log would help
        Output from ppm repo describe 1 is below.

        Name: ActiveState Package Repository
        Enabled: yes
        Last-Status: 200 OK
        Last-Access: 20 minutes ago
        Refresh-In: 11 hours
        Last-Modified: 1 day and 17 hours ago
        This is what i am getting in PPM Tool

        XML-DOM depends on XML-RegExp
        Installing 3 packages ...
        Downloading XML-DOM-1.44 ... done
        Downloading libxml-perl-0.08 ... done
        Downloading XML-RegExp-0.03 ... done
        Unpacking XML-DOM-1.44 ... failed

        ERROR: Can't extract files from C:\DOCUME~1\jhuang\LOCALS~1\Temp\ppm-kDP3uZ/XML-DOM-1.44.tgz
Re: Erroe while installing packages from PPM in windows
by Anonymous Monk on May 26, 2009 at 07:27 UTC

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