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PPM problem

by Anonymous Monk
on Feb 21, 2005 at 02:25 UTC ( #432934=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Anonymous Monk has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

I am having trouble with PPM currently, it work fine before. So is there any other option for me to download perl module. I am also having trouble intalling GD.

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Re: PPM problem
by Paulster2 (Priest) on Feb 21, 2005 at 03:01 UTC

    A little more help or description might be in order. Please advise as to what kind of errors that you are getting. Also which perl rev you are using (ie: 5.8.x) and which type of OS. This will probably help someone diagnose what kind of problems you are having.

    Thanks.

    Paulster2


    You're so sly, but so am I. - Quote from the movie Manhunter.
      WinXP, I usually use PPM to install module, but PPM dosen't work right now. I went to GD website, it seem so complicated to install it manually.
        I don't know what wrong with PPM, I reinstall activeperl from activestate but didn't work. I shutdown my firewall and antivirus everything still wouldn't work.
Re: PPM problem
by monkfan (Curate) on Feb 21, 2005 at 10:53 UTC
    Hi,
    Try to set the download source of PPM from this link instead:

    http://www.bribes.org/perl/ppm/
    http://www.apache.org/dyn/closer.cgi/perl/win32-bin/ppms/

    I wonder what version of Perl are you using?
    Try Perl 5.8 above, if you are still using 5.6. There known to be a problem with DBD::mysql when used with 5.6
    Hope that helps
    Regards,
    Edward

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