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Subject: META.yml not parsable
Date: Sun, 06 Mar 2011 08:49:02 +1100
To: bug-Tk-Calculator-RPN-HP [...] rt.cpan.org
From: Kevin Ryde <user42 [...] zip.com.au>
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In Tk-Calculator-RPN-HP 1.2, the META.yml file doesn't seem to be parsable by the YAML module (0.71). Eg. perl -MYAML -e 'YAML::LoadFile("META.yml")' => YAML Error: Invalid characters in stream. This parser only supports printable ASCII Code: YAML_PARSE_ERR_BAD_CHARS Line: 0 Document: 0 at /usr/share/perl5/YAML.pm line 36 I struck this trying to use the debian dh-make-perl program, which reads the META.yml for dependencies. It looks like the 3-part version number in Makefile.PL, 'Getopt::EvaP' => 2.3.5, has gone through to META.yml as raw bytes. Dunno what MakeMaker demands there. A string "2.3.5" perhaps? As long as everything else reading it can understand that too. All these multi-part version numbers seem to go wrong somewhere ... :-). -- Come to Bob's Camping and Outdoor supplies, for now is the winter of our discount tents.


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