(RESOLVED) Re: Installing Perl modules with "perl -MCPAN -e shell;" fails with "02packages.details.txt.gz does not contain a Line-Count header"

Stephan Petersen sp@gtt-technologies.de
Mon Feb 28 17:40:00 GMT 2005

Hi Gerrit,

thanks for your and all the others' replies.

> - The CPAN repository and build directory *must* reside in a path
>   mounted in binmode:
>     mount -s -b -f c:/cygwin/home/username/.cpan /home/username/.cpan
>     mount -u -b -f c:/cygwin/home/username/.cpan /home/username/.cpan

That seems to have done the trick, looks like everything is working now!

Thanks again,


Stephan Petersen sp@gtt-technologies.de

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