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  • by Anonymous Coward
    I got around this one by doing install Template::Toolkit in CPAN.

    However I ran into another one which I can't get around. When doing the install Bundle::Slash it prompts for a test db and username and such. Then it begins the tests and fails 2 of them. I'm also using the new MYSQL (47) and wondering if functionality was removed from something. I also gave the user (nobody) full permissions and such in MySQL with no luck. Any ideas would be helpful.


    FAILED test 44
    Failed 1/351 tests, 99.72% okay
    • by Anonymous Coward
      I got around that by just telling it not to do the database tests. :) Everything seems to be working fine so I'm not sure what the problem was with just those tests.
      • by Anonymous Coward
        How did you tell it not to do the tests?

        I'm installing through CPAN and I've tried to force install a bunch of the MySQL things and then go back and install Bundle::Slash but it keeps running the tests.

        I also did some poking around and one of the tests is tring to view all the databases on the SQL server. I don't really think that functionality is need to run slash.
        • by chromatic (177) on Thursday January 31 2002, @12:43AM (#4119) Homepage

          Type the command perldoc -m CPAN::Config. There will be an entry for 'build_dir'. Go there, and you'll find directories for each module that was downloaded and should have been installed. In each, you can follow the perldoc perlmod guidelines -- especially running make test and make install by hand. Sometimes that works better when the CPAN module install fails.

          You really shouldn't be getting errors, though. That's a bad sign.