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Id: 28076
Status: resolved
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Queue: Perl-Dist-Strawberry

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Owner: dagolden [...] cpan.org
Requestors: richard [...] westbarvets.co.uk
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Subject: 'dmake' not recognised
Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2007 07:37:01 +0100
To: bug-Perl-Dist-Strawberry [...] rt.cpan.org
From: "Richard Byrne MRCVS Partner" <richard [...] westbarvets.co.uk>
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Dear Sir I have just downloaded Strawberry Perl and am trying to install DBI and PDF modules from CPAN. This is a summary of the error Download and kit is OK CPAN:YAML loaded ok <<<--- then the problem 'dmake' is not recognised as an internal or external command... dmake --NOT OK We are using the latest Download (from today) Perl v 5.8.8 MS Win32 -x86- multi-thread I am running the program on a windows XP SP2 Intel Celeron Laptop I would appreciate your comments Many thanks Richard Byrne Banbury Oxon UK **IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER************************************* This message is confidential. If you have received it by mistake, please let us know by e-mail reply and delete it from your system. This email has been scanned for the presence of computer viruses. We accept no responsibility for viruses once an email has been transmitted.
Subject: Re: [rt.cpan.org #28076] 'dmake' not recognised
Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2007 08:40:55 -0400
To: bug-Perl-Dist-Strawberry [...] rt.cpan.org
From: "David Golden" <dagolden [...] cpan.org>
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I'm sorry to hear that you're having trouble. This sounds like it might be a PATH issue. What do you get from "echo %PATH%" from the command line? On 7/10/07, Richard Byrne MRCVS Partner via RT <bug-Perl-Dist-Strawberry@rt.cpan.org> wrote: Show quoted text
> > Tue Jul 10 02:39:48 2007: Request 28076 was acted upon. > Transaction: Ticket created by richard@westbarvets.co.uk > Queue: Perl-Dist-Strawberry > Subject: 'dmake' not recognised > Broken in: (no value) > Severity: (no value) > Owner: Nobody > Requestors: richard@westbarvets.co.uk > Status: new > Ticket <URL: http://rt.cpan.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=28076 > > > > Dear Sir > > I have just downloaded Strawberry Perl and am trying to install DBI and PDF > modules from CPAN. > > This is a summary of the error > > Download and kit is OK > CPAN:YAML loaded ok > <<<--- then the problem > 'dmake' is not recognised as an internal or external command... > dmake --NOT OK > > We are using the latest Download (from today) Perl v 5.8.8 MS Win32 -x86- > multi-thread > > I am running the program on a windows XP SP2 Intel Celeron Laptop > > I would appreciate your comments > > Many thanks > > Richard Byrne > > > > Banbury > Oxon > > UK > > **IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER************************************* > > This message is confidential. If you have received it by mistake, please let > us know by e-mail reply and delete it from your system. > This email has been scanned for the presence of computer viruses. We accept > no responsibility for viruses once an email has been transmitted. > > >
Subject: Re: [rt.cpan.org #28076] 'dmake' not recognised
Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2007 15:55:09 +0100
To: bug-Perl-Dist-Strawberry [...] rt.cpan.org
From: "Richard Byrne MRCVS Partner" <richard [...] westbarvets.co.uk>
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Many thanks for getting back to me. Installation of the Strawberry Perl program has made the following CHANGES ---snip C:\Program Files\QuickTime\QTS; C:\strawberry-perl\perl\bin; C:\strawberry-perl\dmake\bin; C:\strawberry-perl\mingw\bin; C:\Sun\AppServer\bin; ----end Many thanks Richard On Tue, 10 Jul 2007 08:41:13 -0400, via RT wrote Show quoted text
> <URL: http://rt.cpan.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=28076 > > > I'm sorry to hear that you're having trouble. This sounds like it > might be a PATH issue. > > What do you get from "echo %PATH%" from the command line? > > On 7/10/07, Richard Byrne MRCVS Partner via RT > <bug-Perl-Dist-Strawberry@rt.cpan.org> wrote:
> > > > Tue Jul 10 02:39:48 2007: Request 28076 was acted upon. > > Transaction: Ticket created by richard@westbarvets.co.uk > > Queue: Perl-Dist-Strawberry > > Subject: 'dmake' not recognised > > Broken in: (no value) > > Severity: (no value) > > Owner: Nobody > > Requestors: richard@westbarvets.co.uk > > Status: new > > Ticket <URL: http://rt.cpan.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=28076 > > > > > > > Dear Sir > > > > I have just downloaded Strawberry Perl and am trying to install DBI and
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> > modules from CPAN. > > > > This is a summary of the error > > > > Download and kit is OK > > CPAN:YAML loaded ok > > <<<--- then the problem > > 'dmake' is not recognised as an internal or external command... > > dmake --NOT OK > > > > We are using the latest Download (from today) Perl v 5.8.8 MS Win32 -x86- > > multi-thread > > > > I am running the program on a windows XP SP2 Intel Celeron Laptop > > > > I would appreciate your comments > > > > Many thanks > > > > Richard Byrne > > > > > > > > Banbury > > Oxon > > > > UK > > > > **IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER************************************* > > > > This message is confidential. If you have received it by mistake, please
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Subject: 'dmake' not recognised - solved problem
Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2007 21:35:48 +0100
To: bug-Perl-Dist-Strawberry [...] rt.cpan.org
From: "Richard Byrne MRCVS Partner" <richard [...] westbarvets.co.uk>
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Dear Support Sorry I seem to have solved the problem - with a SIMPLE SYSTEM REBOOT ! Thanks Richard, Banbury **IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER************************************* This message is confidential. If you have received it by mistake, please let us know by e-mail reply and delete it from your system. This email has been scanned for the presence of computer viruses. We accept no responsibility for viruses once an email has been transmitted.
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Glad that worked. I'm going to leave this ticket open as a reminder that we should probably prompt a reboot after installation.
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I suspect that rather than a reboot, we just need to close any existing command line shells and restart them.


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