Newbie: Installing HTML::Table module

Mike Bristow mike at
Wed Aug 2 22:11:45 BST 2000

On Wed, Aug 02, 2000 at 04:46:28PM +0100, Tony Balazs wrote:
> I have downloaded the module HTML-Table-1.03.tar.gz from CPAN.  
> Having extracted it under Windows, I copied the contained files 
> to a DOS floppy, from there to /dos on my FreeBSD PC 
Would that be an MS-DOS partition?  If so....

> (not yet Internet-ready) and then ran:
> perl Makefile.PL
> make
> Make test
> Make install
> But got error messages: 
> Cannot  create blib/man3/HTML::Table.3 error22
> Cannot install blib/man3/HTML::Table.3

... then these are not legal names for that filesystem unless you
tell the system to mount it with use-win95-longnames options.

While you could do that, it's probably easier to untar it on
an FFS (freebsd native) partition.

Mike Bristow, seebitwopie  

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