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Fw: checklink installation instructions

From: Dmitri Goosens <dgoosens@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 12 Aug 2006 21:00:53 +0200
Message-ID: <001301c6be41$a6011bc0$3700a8c0@chipoPORT>
To: <www-validator@w3.org>

I think I finaly managed to install it !!
but, when I want to run \checklink
the program says this:
Too late for "-T" option

what does it mean and how do I make the program run ??
tanks a lot for your help,
Dmitri

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dmitri Goosens" <dgoosens@gmail.com>
To: <www-validator@w3.org>
Sent: Thursday, August 10, 2006 12:27 PM
Subject: Fw: checklink installation instructions


>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Dmitri Goosens" <dgoosens@gmail.com>
> To: "olivier Thereaux" <ot@w3.org>
> Sent: Thursday, August 10, 2006 10:57 AM
> Subject: Re: checklink installation instructions
>
>
>> hi,
>>
>> sorry to bother you with my questions. When I try to install LinkChecker 
>> as you told me, I receive a message that states :
>> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> "The module W3C::LinkChecker isn't available on CPAN.
>>
>> Either the module has not yet been uploaded to CPAN, or it is
>> temporary unavailable. Please contact the author to find out
>> more about the status. Try  'i W3C::LinkChecker'.
>> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>
>> Any ideas ? I really need some help here.
>> Thanks a lot
>> Dmitri
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "olivier Thereaux" <ot@w3.org>
>> To: "Dmitri Goosens" <dgoosens@gmail.com>
>> Cc: <www-validator@w3.org>
>> Sent: Monday, August 07, 2006 2:32 AM
>> Subject: Re: checklink installation instructions
>>
>>
>>> Hello Dmitri,
>>>
>>> On Aug 7, 2006, at 01:26 , Dmitri Goosens wrote:
>>>> I did try to follow all the steps you mention in the instructions,  but 
>>>> I am not able to install the program. I am not an Engeneer in  Computer 
>>>> Science and thus I have never worked with Perl.
>>>
>>> Installing the link checker, as the instructions perhaps fail to  state 
>>> simply, is just a question of installing a number of perl  modules from 
>>> the CPAN archive. I am not entirely familiar with how  activeperl works, 
>>> but I suppose that just like other perl  distributions, you can install 
>>> a module from CPAN by typing, from the  command line:
>>>
>>> perl -MCPAN -e 'install My::Module'
>>>
>>> In the case of the link checker, the following should therefore work:
>>>
>>> perl -MCPAN -e 'install W3C::LinkChecker'
>>>
>>> Then follow the interactive menus, say "yes" to installing the other 
>>> modules we depend upon, and all should work nicely.
>>>
>>> Hopefully, if I am mistaken about how active perl works, someone with  a 
>>> better knowledge of it will correct me. There also seems to be a  couple 
>>> of FAQs on working with CPAN and ActivePerl, for instance:
>>> http://aspn.activestate.com/ASPN/docs/ActivePerl/5.8/lib/CPAN.html
>>>
>>> Hope this helps,
>>> olivier
>>> -- 
>>> olivier Thereaux - W3C - http://www.w3.org/People/olivier/
>>> W3C Open Source Software: http://www.w3.org/Status
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
> 
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