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Id: 95271
Status: resolved
Priority: 0/
Queue: CPAN

Owner: Nobody in particular
Requestors: CHORNY [...]

Bug Information
Severity: Unimportant
Broken in:
  • 2.00
  • 2.05
Fixed in: 2.06-TRIAL

Subject: problem with incorrect META.yml in AVOGE/CAE-Nastran-Nasmod-0.23.tar.gz
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> cpan -t AVOGE/CAE-Nastran-Nasmod-0.23.tar.gz
... Can't use string ("my $distmeta = { name => 'Nasmod"...) as a HASH ref while "strict refs" in use at perl51911\perl\lib/CPAN/ line 2698. CPAN should print a relevant error message and probably just skip reading META.yml. -- Alexandr Ciornii,
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Hopefully fixed in commit 76d012a649218dd3eef5f5af431621b284412591. I could not reproduce it exactly as you reported it but I see the code and believe this is a good sanity check. Thanks!

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