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Re: Unable to use cpan
2009/8/20 Andrew DeFaria:
> Huh? It's not a permissions problem, it's a file naming problem. Removing
> the /home/p6258c/.cpan/modules to make this simpler, the error message is
> saying it is unable to rename 03modlist.data.*gz*.tmp3996 because there is
> no such file or directory. The error message is right - there is no file by
> that name. There is, however, a file by the name of
> 03modlist.data.tmp3669.*gz*. Note the placement of the letters "gz" -
> highlighted by surrounding it with "*"'s (that are not in the filename nor
> the error message). Of course mv will not work when you use the wrong file
> name. The question is why is cpan(1) using the wrong file name? Or is it
> ncftpget which gets it wrong? I don't know. All I know is that it just
> doesn't work...
Looks like your download client (ncftp) misnames the output name.
I use wget successfully with the proxy settings at work.
LWP should also be able to use a proxy.
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