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Id: 65696
Status: open
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Queue: CPAN

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Requestors: csjewell [...] cpan.org
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Broken in: 1.94_64
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Subject: Error message: Use of uninitialized value $_ in concatenation (.) or string at .../CPAN/HandleConfig.pm line 523.
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You don't have to have $ENV{HOME} - most Windows systems don't. If not, then this error happens. To solve this, line 521 of CPAN::HandleConfig needs to be: push @dirs, $ENV{HOME} if $ENV{HOME}; or something of the like.
Subject: Re: [rt.cpan.org #65696] Error message: Use of uninitialized value $_ in concatenation (.) or string at .../CPAN/HandleConfig.pm line 523.
Date: Sun, 13 Feb 2011 14:30:46 -0500
To: bug-CPAN [...] rt.cpan.org
From: David Golden <dagolden [...] cpan.org>
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On Sun, Feb 13, 2011 at 11:06 AM, Curtis Jewell via RT <bug-CPAN@rt.cpan.org> wrote: Show quoted text
> You don't have to have $ENV{HOME} - most Windows systems don't. If not, > then this error happens. > > To solve this, line 521 of CPAN::HandleConfig needs to be: >    push @dirs, $ENV{HOME} if $ENV{HOME}; > or something of the like.
Thanks. I've patched that in my repo (and added some other things like HOMEDRIVE and HOMEPATH) and will send a pull request to Andreas. -- David


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