I think these settings worked for me (edited install_perl_libs.pl):

- hardcoded URL:

my $epel_url = 

- changed tar_verbosity:

"tar_verbosity" => "0"

If you are installing manually, check ~/.cpan/CPAN/MyConfig.pm for 
'tar_verbosity' => q[0],


Thank you,

Dmitri Chebotarov
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On Thursday, May 31, 2012 at 14:58 , Michael Jinks wrote:

> I'm starting over trying to install VCL. I'm on a RHEL-6 machine, using
> the only release of VCL I could find (2.2.1), and I'm up to the point
> where I'm trying to run:
> /usr/local/vcl/bin/install_perl_libs.pl (http://install_perl_libs.pl)
> That ends with:
> [...]
> WARNING: failed to install the following components:
> Perl module: Object::InsideOut
> Perl module: RPC::XML
> The EPEL issue seems to be an old URL. I was able to work around it by
> doing "yum install epel-release". After a brief search I couldn't find
> a better URL to feed to rpm; I see that download.fedora.redhat.com 
> (http://download.fedora.redhat.com) is
> defunct, but substituting the new host name, "dl.fedoraproject.org 
> (http://dl.fedoraproject.org)",
> yields a 404.
> I see in the docs that the RPC::XML problem is a known issue, but when I
> try to install manually by calling cpan directly, I hit the problem
> described here:
> http://tinyurl.com/c2gjrrf [mail-archives.apache.org 
> (http://mail-archives.apache.org)]
> That thread suggests that the bug should be fixed as of February, but
> this is a fresh download of the VCL package from a couple of days ago.
> Any chance the old bug leaked back in? Or is there a newer release that
> I wasn't able to get from the VCL download site?
> Thanks,
> -m
> -- 
> Michael Jinks :: mji...@uchicago.edu (mailto:mji...@uchicago.edu)
> University of Chicago IT Services

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