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

John Morrison john@morrison.mine.nu
Mon Feb 28 18:02:00 GMT 2005

On Mon, February 28, 2005 12:19 pm, Stephan Petersen said:
> 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

Could something along these lines be done in the postinstall for perl? 
(Only if the mount doesn't exist of cause...)


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