doing a simple
perl -MCPAN -e shell install DateTime::TimeZone
the screen starting throwing LOTS of errors at me. And they end along the lines of:
... skipped lots of output ... t/10deprecated.t (Wstat: 512 Tests: 0 Failed: 0) Non-zero exit status: 2 Parse errors: No plan found in TAP output Files=12, Tests=0, 0 wallclock secs ( 0.04 usr 0.03 sys + 0.26 cusr 0.05 csys = 0.38 CPU) Result: FAIL Failed 10/12 test programs. 0/0 subtests failed. make: *** [test_dynamic] Error 255 /usr/bin/make test -- NOT OK Running make install make test had returned bad status, won't install without force
That does not look so promising - does it?
Actually the fix was easier than the output had let me to believe. Scrolling up I saw there were lots of errors starting like
Can't locate Params/Validate.pm in @INC ...
When I tried to do a
I got a similar error - just now Attribute/Handlers.pm
Much to my happiness
actually worked. After that Params/Validate could be installed and finally I was back on track with installing the module that I actually wanted.
I do not know why my CPAN install is not having the right understanding of its proper pre requisites. Since this worked for me I probably will not find out …