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Id: 76640
Status: resolved
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Queue: Perl-Dist-Strawberry

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Requestors: marcmontu [...] yahoo.com.br
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Subject: %~dp0 on cpanm.bat
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On Windows Vista, just after downloading the portable version (strawberry-perl-5.12.3.0-portable.zip - May 2011) I've attemped to use cpanminus, as sugested at http://www.cpan.org/modules/INSTALL.html. I've installed it through command 'cpan App::cpanminus', and it seems to install ok. But when try to use it I receive the following message: C:\MyFolder\Portable\PortableApps\gVimPortable>cpanm '"C:\MyFolder\Portable\PortableApps\strawberry-perl-5.12.3.0-portable\perl\site\bin\perl.exe"' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file. You do not have Perl in your PATH. But it seems that I do have perl in my path: C:\MyFolder\Portable\PortableApps\gVimPortable>perl -v This is perl 5, version 12, subversion 3 (v5.12.3) built for MSWin32-x86-multi-thread : : I've managed to solve the issue, by replacing 2 lines at strawberry-perl-5.12.3.0-portable\perl\site\bin\cpanm.bat: "%~dp0perl.exe" -x -S "%0" %1 %2 %3 %4 %5 %6 %7 %8 %9 with "perl.exe" -x -S "%0" %1 %2 %3 %4 %5 %6 %7 %8 %9 and "%~dp0perl.exe" -x -S %0 %* with "perl.exe" -x -S %0 %* I've performed a search on perl installation and there are around 150 similar lines, but on .bat files that show no problem as they are on perl\bin folder, which contains the perl.exe (%~dp0 means the directory where the batch file is stored). I was wondering if it is possible to change the cpanm.bat file that is shipped with strawberry perl portable. Thanks, mMont
Subject: Re: [rt.cpan.org #76640] %~dp0 on cpanm.bat
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2012 22:37:13 +0200
To: bug-Perl-Dist-Strawberry [...] rt.cpan.org
From: Kmx <kmx [...] volny.cz>
Please try strawberry portable 5.14.2.1, portable 5.12 is buggy
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Indeed, with version 5.14.2.1 the problem doesn't occurs. The cpanm.bat file seems to be the same, with "%~dp0perl.exe", but now the file lies in perl\bin folder so there is no error. Thanks for your help!


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