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Hima
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Apr 27, 2015, 11:26 PM

Post #1 of 7 (9086 views)
PPM 404 error Can't Post

I am trying to install modules from PPM(4.01) for perl 5.10, but I am getting 404 authorization required. Can you pls help.


FishMonger
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Apr 28, 2015, 6:52 AM

Post #2 of 7 (9082 views)
Re: [Hima] PPM 404 error [In reply to] Can't Post

What module are you trying to install and from which repository?

A 404 error is "Not Found" not "authorization required".

Please post the complete error message. Posting a print script which shows your ppm command and the complete error would be best.


Hima
New User

Apr 28, 2015, 8:05 AM

Post #3 of 7 (9076 views)
Re: [FishMonger] PPM 404 error [In reply to] Can't Post

Actually I am getting this error for any module I am trying to install. (All modules)
Attachments: PPM error.png (123 KB)


Hima
New User

Apr 28, 2015, 8:16 AM

Post #4 of 7 (9074 views)
Re: [Hima] PPM 404 error [In reply to] Can't Post

please find the SS in attachment. It 401 error not 404. my mistake


FishMonger
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Apr 28, 2015, 8:50 AM

Post #5 of 7 (9073 views)
Re: [Hima] PPM 404 error [In reply to] Can't Post

https://community.activestate.com/node/9617
http://community.activestate.com/node/9565

I stopped using ppm several years ago due to the many problems it has.

I now install all modules via cpan (or cpanm).


FishMonger
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Apr 28, 2015, 8:54 AM

Post #6 of 7 (9071 views)
Re: [Hima] PPM 404 error [In reply to] Can't Post

BTW, v5.10 is considered old and is no longer supported. You should upgrade and I would highly recommend moving away from Activestate and switch over to Strawberry perl.
http://strawberryperl.com/


Laurent_R
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Apr 28, 2015, 9:58 AM

Post #7 of 7 (9066 views)
Re: [FishMonger] PPM 404 error [In reply to] Can't Post

I definitely agree with you, FishMonger.

I am using Perl mostly on various brands of Unix (AIX, HP-UX, et several version of Linux), as well as VMS, and, when on Windows, I use mostly *nix emulation under Cygwin, but when I need really Windows, I also now prefer Strawberry Perl to Active State, which I was using before.

One of the great thing about Strawberry is the version, which enables you to run different versions of Perl.

 
 


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