installing perl modules and/or perl

Nick Barker nick at quickneasyhosting.com
Thu Jul 7 10:03:15 MDT 2005


perl -MCPAN -e 'install WWW::Mechanize' is your friend.

> hi,
> i am trying to install WWW::Mechanize module in the new server running
> fedora core2. The 'perl Makefile.pl' and 'make' seem to run fine
> except when i run 'make test' the server seems to stop forever at this
> step after these lines:
> #######################################
> t/00.load...............ok 2/2# Testing WWW::Mechanize 1.12
> t/00.load...............ok
> t/add_header............ok
> t/aliases...............ok
> t/area_link.............ok
>         4/9 skipped: Test::Memory::Cycle not installed
> t/autocheck.............skipped
>         all skipped: Test::Exception required to test autocheck
> t/clone.................ok
> t/die...................skipped
>         all skipped: Test::Exception required to test die
> t/field.................ok
> t/find_image............ok
> t/find_link-warnings....skipped
>         all skipped: Test::Warn required to test t/find_link-warnings.t
> t/find_link.............ok
> t/form-parsing..........ok
> t/frames................ok
> t/image-parse...........ok
> t/link-base.............ok
> t/link-relative.........ok
> t/link..................ok
> t/live/back.............ok
>         1/32 skipped: Test::Memory::Cycle not installed
> t/live/click............ok
> t/live/follow...........ok
>         1/11 skipped: Test::Memory::Cycle not installed
> t/live/follow_link......ok
>         1/7 skipped: Test::Memory::Cycle not installed
> t/live/form.............ok
> t/live/get..............ok
>         1/26 skipped: Test::Memory::Cycle not installed
> t/live/reload...........ok
>         1/13 skipped: Test::Memory::Cycle not installed
> t/live/submit...........ok
>         1/9 skipped: Test::Memory::Cycle not installed
> t/local/back............ok 3/38# Started http://localhost:42084/
> t/local/back............ok 4/38#     Failed test (t/local/back.t at
line 51)
> t/local/back............NOK 6#     Failed test (t/local/back.t at line 57)
> Use of uninitialized value in concatenation (.) or string at
> /usr/local/perl/WWW-Mechanize-1.12/blib/lib/WWW/Mechanize.pm line
> 1743, <$server> line 1.
> Can't find any link matching Images on this page () at t/local/back.t
line 63
> #     Failed test (t/local/back.t at line 64)
> t/local/back............ok 11/38No form defined at t/local/back.t line 71
> t/local/back............ok 12/38
> #######################################
> Even after installing 'Test::Memory::Cycle','Test::Exception',
> 'Test::Warn' the 'make test' process seems to halt at this step and it
> doesnt care if i am doing this using MCPAN or by downloading the
> package. I have tried to remove the whole perl package using yum and
> when trying to reinstall just perl i am confused as to which package i
> should choose (i am using fedora core's repository:
>
http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/$releasever/$basearch/os/)?
> thanks
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Nick Barker



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