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Re: Is checklink missing?

From: Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta@iki.fi>
Date: Fri, 8 Feb 2008 21:04:54 +0200
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <200802082104.55504.ville.skytta@iki.fi>

On Thursday 07 February 2008, Zembower, Kevin wrote:
> Olivier, I got this message trying to follow your suggestion:
> -bash-3.00# perl -MCPAN -e'install W3C::LinkChecker'
> CPAN: Storable loaded ok
> Going to read /root/.cpan/Metadata
>   Database was generated on Thu, 07 Feb 2008 18:31:01 GMT
> Running install for module W3C::LinkChecker
>   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'.
> -bash-3.00#
> Let me know if there's anything you'd like me to test and report on.

This is a known issue, we've been having some problems convincing the CPAN 
indexer about W3C::LinkChecker's availability.

This will hopefully be fixed in the upcoming link checker release; until then, 
you can get the tarball at http://search.cpan.org/dist/W3C-LinkChecker/ and 
install it the usual manual way (extract it, then perl Makefile.PL, make 
check, and make install (the last one as root)).
Received on Friday, 8 February 2008 19:05:12 UTC

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