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Id: 74259
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Subject: strawberry-perl-5.14.2.0-64bit.msi
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2012 13:17:42 +0100
To: bug-Perl-Dist-Strawberry [...] rt.cpan.org
From: Willi Weikum <willi.weikum [...] googlemail.com>
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Hi, I tried to install the beta package strawberry-perl-5.14.2.0-64bit.msi<http://strawberry-perl.googlecode.com/files/strawberry-perl-5.14.2.0-64bit.msi> but failed. CPAN installed complained about missing perl512.dll. First i tried to update my existing installation of 5.12.2 then tried to remove both installation and clean install but it did't helped. The error was allways the same. Now I moved to 5.12.3 which is working fine.
Could you please try 5.14.2.1 from http://strawberryperl.com/

--
kmx

Subject: [rt.cpan.org #74259] strawberry-perl-5.14.2.0-64bit.msi
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2012 10:40:52 +0100
To: bug-Perl-Dist-Strawberry [...] rt.cpan.org
From: Willi Weikum <willi.weikum [...] googlemail.com>
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5.14.2.1 istalled without any errors but the installation is brocken. First I tried to update my installation the msi package installed without errors perl -v started fine and displayed perl 5.12.2 but cpan started but failed with following error when you call <i module>: The crash data is: Problemsignatur: Problemereignisname: APPCRASH Anwendungsname: perl.exe Anwendungsversion: 0.0.0.0 Anwendungszeitstempel: 4ecc19ef Fehlermodulname: perl512.dll Fehlermodulversion: 0.0.0.0 Fehlermodulzeitstempel: 4dcff714 Ausnahmecode: c0000005 Ausnahmeoffset: 00000000000b52d5 Betriebsystemversion: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.4 Gebietsschema-ID: 1031 Zusatzinformation 1: 722e Zusatzinformation 2: 722e045be211e93d1f7ff7b00a916a1a Zusatzinformation 3: db7f Zusatzinformation 4: db7fe216ea465604d4b5ae737369b8d4 just wondering why perl512.dll is still in use... Next I removed previous strawberry installation and installed strawberry-perl-5.14.2.1-64bit.msi. The istallation finished without errors again. This time cpan client starts but displays following error wenn you call <i Show quoted text
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cpan> i Win32::guitest
Database was generated on Mon, 27 Feb 2012 09:10:18 GMT Catching error: "install_driver(SQLite) failed: Can't load 'C:\\strawberry\\perl \\site\\lib/auto/DBD/SQLite/SQLite.dll' for module DBD::SQLite: load_file:Das an gegebene Modul wurde nicht gefunden at C:\\strawberry\\perl\\lib/DynaLoader.pm l ine 190, <IN> line 1.\cJ at (eval 44) line 3\cJCompilation failed in require at (eval 44) line 3, <IN> line 1.\cJPerhaps a required shared library or dll isn't installed where expected\cJ at C:\\strawberry\\perl\\vendor\\lib/CPAN/SQLite/DBI .pm line 78\cJ" at C:/strawberry/perl/lib/CPAN.pm line 392 CPAN::shell() called at C:/strawberry/perl/lib/App/Cpan.pm line 295 App::Cpan::_process_options('App::Cpan') called at C:/strawberry/perl/li b/App/Cpan.pm line 364 App::Cpan::run('App::Cpan') called at C:\strawberry\perl\bin\cpan.bat li ne 21 On Sat, Feb 25, 2012 at 10:57 PM, kmx via RT < bug-Perl-Dist-Strawberry@rt.cpan.org> wrote: Show quoted text
> <URL: https://rt.cpan.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=74259 > > > Could you please try 5.14.2.1 from http://strawberryperl.com/ > > -- > kmx > >
Subject: [rt.cpan.org #74259] strawberry-perl-5.14.2.0-64bit.msi
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2012 11:11:14 +0100
To: bug-Perl-Dist-Strawberry [...] rt.cpan.org
From: Willi Weikum <willi.weikum [...] googlemail.com>
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The problem is caused by a c:\strawberry folder which exists even after deinstallation of strawberry. After the folder has been deleted strawberry 5.14.2.1 and cpan clients work fine. Could you please check if the package can be changed in a was you can update the previous release. It's allways a pain to reinstall all the modules. On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 10:40 AM, Willi Weikum <willi.weikum@googlemail.com>wrote: Show quoted text
> 5.14.2.1 istalled without any errors but the installation is brocken. > First I tried to update my installation the msi package installed without > errors perl -v started fine and displayed perl 5.12.2 but cpan started but > failed with following error when you call <i module>: > > The crash data is: > > Problemsignatur: > Problemereignisname: APPCRASH > Anwendungsname: perl.exe > Anwendungsversion: 0.0.0.0 > Anwendungszeitstempel: 4ecc19ef > Fehlermodulname: perl512.dll > Fehlermodulversion: 0.0.0.0 > Fehlermodulzeitstempel: 4dcff714 > Ausnahmecode: c0000005 > Ausnahmeoffset: 00000000000b52d5 > Betriebsystemversion: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.4 > Gebietsschema-ID: 1031 > Zusatzinformation 1: 722e > Zusatzinformation 2: 722e045be211e93d1f7ff7b00a916a1a > Zusatzinformation 3: db7f > Zusatzinformation 4: db7fe216ea465604d4b5ae737369b8d4 > > just wondering why perl512.dll is still in use... > > Next I removed previous strawberry installation and installed > strawberry-perl-5.14.2.1-64bit.msi. The istallation finished without errors > again. > This time cpan client starts but displays following error wenn you call <i
> module>:
>
> cpan> i Win32::guitest
> Database was generated on Mon, 27 Feb 2012 09:10:18 GMT > Catching error: "install_driver(SQLite) failed: Can't load > 'C:\\strawberry\\perl > \\site\\lib/auto/DBD/SQLite/SQLite.dll' for module DBD::SQLite: > load_file:Das an > gegebene Modul wurde nicht gefunden at > C:\\strawberry\\perl\\lib/DynaLoader.pm l > ine 190, <IN> line 1.\cJ at (eval 44) line 3\cJCompilation failed in > require at > (eval 44) line 3, <IN> line 1.\cJPerhaps a required shared library or dll > isn't > installed where expected\cJ at > C:\\strawberry\\perl\\vendor\\lib/CPAN/SQLite/DBI > .pm line 78\cJ" at C:/strawberry/perl/lib/CPAN.pm line 392 > CPAN::shell() called at C:/strawberry/perl/lib/App/Cpan.pm line 295 > App::Cpan::_process_options('App::Cpan') called at > C:/strawberry/perl/li > b/App/Cpan.pm line 364 > App::Cpan::run('App::Cpan') called at > C:\strawberry\perl\bin\cpan.bat li > ne 21 > > > > On Sat, Feb 25, 2012 at 10:57 PM, kmx via RT < > bug-Perl-Dist-Strawberry@rt.cpan.org> wrote: >
>> <URL: https://rt.cpan.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=74259 > >> >> Could you please try 5.14.2.1 from http://strawberryperl.com/ >> >> -- >> kmx >> >>
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Subject: Better handle MSI upgrading
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> Could you please check if the package can be changed in a was you can
> update the previous release. It's allways a pain to reinstall all the
> modules.

What should be possible is to upgrade 5.12.x to 5.12.y

If changing 5.12.x to 5.14.x it is necessary to reinstall all XS modules as they are simply not binary compatible.

Definitely upgrading part of MSI needs some improvements.

--
kmx

Subject: Re: [rt.cpan.org #74259] Better handle MSI upgrading
Date: Sun, 4 Mar 2012 11:15:27 +0100
To: bug-Perl-Dist-Strawberry [...] rt.cpan.org
From: Willi Weikum <willi.weikum [...] googlemail.com>
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Ok I understand. What do think about automatic deinstalltion of previous version the user is going to do a major update? I know it's possible to detect installed product versions via MSI. On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 12:00 PM, kmx via RT < bug-Perl-Dist-Strawberry@rt.cpan.org> wrote: Show quoted text
> <URL: https://rt.cpan.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=74259 > >
> > Could you please check if the package can be changed in a was you can > > update the previous release. It's allways a pain to reinstall all the > > modules.
> > What should be possible is to upgrade 5.12.x to 5.12.y > > If changing 5.12.x to 5.14.x it is necessary to reinstall all XS modules as > they are simply not binary compatible. > > Definitely upgrading part of MSI needs some improvements. > > -- > kmx > >
On Sun Mar 04 05:15:37 2012, willi.weikum@googlemail.com wrote:
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> Ok I understand. What do think about automatic deinstalltion of
> previous  version the user is going to do a major update?
> I know it's possible to detect installed product versions via MSI.

In 5.16.x series I have fixed this, the MSi installer works like this:

1/ if you have too old version (5.14.x) already installed, installer shows error message saying "uninstall first" end exits (I was not able to properly manage automatic uninstall)

2/ if you have a version that can bu upgraded it is automatically uninstalled first - the "perl/site" directory is not deleted; then the new version is installed (modules previously installed into "perl/site" should work after this upgrade)

3/ If you choose to uninstall manually (via Control Panel)  it now correctly also deletes "perl/site" directory and the whole c:\strawberry dir.

4/ MSI's marked as "BETA" have intentionally disabled upgrade feature described in 2/ (as for betas it IMHO makes more troubles than added value)

Unfortunately this is not gonna work if you are upgrading from old buggy MSI's (e.g. 5.14.2.1)

After releasing 5.16.0.1 I am gonna close this RT.

Anyway thanks for your time spent on this issue.

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kmx


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