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Id: 69264
Status: open
Priority: 0/
Queue: Polloc

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Owner: LRR [...] cpan.org
Requestors: tour [...] jeroen.la
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Bug Information
Severity: Important
Broken in: 1.5.3b
Fixed in: (no value)



Subject: Extract directory makes module unusable on Win32
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All the files in your module .tgz are in a subdirectory called 'Bio::Polloc-1.0503'. Because : is an invalid file name character on Windows (reserved for drive letter), installation fails as follows: [MSG] Trying to get 'http://cpan.strawberryperl.com/authors/id/L/LR/LRR/Polloc-1.5.3b.tgz' [MSG] Using cached file 'C:\perl\cpanplus\authors\id\L\LR\LRR\CHECKSUMS' on disk; ttl (3600s) is not exceeded [MSG] Checksum matches for 'Polloc-1.5.3b.tgz' Unable to read 'C:\perl\cpanplus\authors\id\L\LR\LRR\Polloc-1.5.3b.tgz': Could not create directory 'C:\perl\cpanplus\5.12.3\build\Bio::Polloc- 1.0503' for 'Bio::Polloc-1.0503': mkdir C:\perl\cpanplus\5.12.3\build\Bio::.: Invalid argument; The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect at C:/perl/perl/lib/Archive/Tar/File.pm line 458 at C:/perl/perl/lib/CPANPLUS/Internals/Extract.pm line 158 Error listing contents of archive 'C:\perl\cpanplus\authors\id\L\LR\LRR\Polloc-1.5.3b.tgz': at C:/perl/perl/lib/CPANPLUS/Internals/Extract.pm line 158 Renaming the directory to Bio-Polloc-1.0503 (as is the custom for CPAN modules) will probably help.


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