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Id: 44197
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Queue: Module-Install

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Subject: Module::AutoInstall throws you into CPAN.pm configuration
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Hi, even though M::AI prefers the use of CPANPLUS if available, it still loads CPAN.pm under '_check_lock', which will throw you into the CPAN.pm configuration if you have not configured CPAN.pm. I'm not sure there's a way around this, but at least a diagnostic would be nice...
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CPAN being loaded at this point can also cause issues with automated build environments (such as the one in Fedora), where CPAN.pm is not available by default... and even if it were, no one is there to answer the prompts :) See, e.g.: build w/o CPAN.pm avail: http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/getfile?taskID=1323054&name=build.log build w/CPAN.pm avail: http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/getfile?taskID=1323071&name=build.log
CC: Matt S Trout <matt-p5p [...] trout.me.uk>
Subject: Re: [rt.cpan.org #44197] Module::AutoInstall throws you into CPAN.pm configuration
Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2009 11:23:34 +1000
To: bug-Module-Install [...] rt.cpan.org
From: Adam Kennedy <adamkennedybackup [...] gmail.com>
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Matt Trout has promised a fix to this on Wednesday, so hopefully this should be resolved shortly. Adam K 2009/4/28 Chris Weyl via RT <bug-Module-Install@rt.cpan.org>: Show quoted text
>       Queue: Module-Install >  Ticket <URL: https://rt.cpan.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=44197 > > > CPAN being loaded at this point can also cause issues with automated > build environments (such as the one in Fedora), where CPAN.pm is not > available by default...  and even if it were, no one is there to answer > the prompts :) > > See, e.g.: > > build w/o CPAN.pm avail: > http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/getfile?taskID=1323054&name=build.log > > build w/CPAN.pm avail: > http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/getfile?taskID=1323071&name=build.log >


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