Using CPANPLUS problem (was: New MHonArc Bug Submission Method

2002-07-02 22:30:05
On Mon, 13 May 2002, Earl Hood wrote:

MHonArc Users,

All new bug reports for MHonArc should be submitted through
Savannah at <>.

It was making me jump through too many hoops, and it wasn't
really a bug anyway. 

CPANPLUS can't find dir name to untar MHonArc2.5.8 into.

I can install it by hand the usual way, no problem, but using
CPANPLUS, I get the following error report. perl is 5.008!
(really 5.8.0 RC2) on cygwin

CPAN Terminal> i /E/EH/EHOOD/MHonArc2.5.8
Trying to get /pub/CPAN/authors/id/E/EH/EHOOD/MHonArc2.5.8.tar.gz from
Trying to get /pub/CPAN/authors/id/E/EH/EHOOD/CHECKSUMS from
Checksum for /home/lang/.cpanplus/authors/id/E/EH/EHOOD/MHonArc2.5.8.tar.gz OK
Untarring /home/lang/.cpanplus/authors/id/E/EH/EHOOD/MHonArc2.5.8.tar.gz
Running [gzip -cd 
/home/lang/.cpanplus/authors/id/E/EH/EHOOD/MHonArc2.5.8.tar.gz | tar -tf -]...
Could not read dir name from 
/home/lang/.cpanplus/authors/id/E/EH/EHOOD/MHonArc2.5.8.tar.gz in 
CPANPLUS::Internals::Extract::_untar at Wed Jul  3 09:56:09 2002 at 
/usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.0/CPANPLUS/Internals/ line 223
Could not obtain extraction directory for module MHonArc2.5.8.tar.gz in 
CPANPLUS::Internals::Install::_install_module at Wed Jul  3 09:56:09 2002 at 
/usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.0/CPANPLUS/Internals/ line 105
Installing /E/EH/EHOOD/MHonArc2.5.8.tar.gz failed! in 
CPANPLUS::Backend::install at Wed Jul  3 09:56:09 2002 at 
/usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.0/CPANPLUS/ line 129
All cached data has been flushed
Error installing /E/EH/EHOOD/MHonArc2.5.8.tar.gz
CPAN Terminal> i MHonArc2.5.8

Greg Matheson                    Success is going from failure
Chinmin College                  to failure without a loss of
                                 enthusiasm-- Churchill
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