perl stuff badly broken

Shlomi Fish shlomif at
Thu Jun 9 06:25:57 UTC 2016

Hi Jude,

On Wed, 8 Jun 2016 19:16:28 -0400 (EDT)
Jude DaShiell <jdashiel at> wrote:

> Somehow I managed to break perl very badly.  Neither cpan youtube-viewer 
> or youtube-dl will run any longer.

isn't youtube-dl written in Python?

> Short of doing a system reinstall, I may have to find all extra perl 
> packages I installed and remove them to clear this error.

You can try that or try to trim the user-installable paths of perl and
reinstall the perl package.

> typescript follows:
> Script started on Wed 08 Jun 2016 07:10:36 PM EDT
> PING (2607:f8b0:4006:80e::2004)) 56
> data bytes 64 bytes from
> (2607:f8b0:4006:80e::2004): icmp_seq=1 ttl=55 time=35.1 ms 64 bytes from
> (2607:f8b0:4006:80e::2004): icmp_seq=2 ttl=55
> time=17.8 ms 64 bytes from
> (2607:f8b0:4006:80e::2004): icmp_seq=3 ttl=55 time=22.1 ms 64 bytes from
> (2607:f8b0:4006:80e::2004): icmp_seq=4 ttl=55
> time=21.0 ms 64 bytes from
> (2607:f8b0:4006:80e::2004): icmp_seq=5 ttl=55 time=20.0 ms
> --- ping statistics ---
> 5 packets transmitted, 5 received, 0% packet loss, time 4005ms
> rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 17.858/23.255/35.153/6.116 ms
> <hoponpop> the difference between netbsd, freebsd, and openbsd, as an
>             insider is freebsd is interested in getting things done, and
>  	   doesn't mind hurting people who get in their way.
> <hoponpop> netbsd is interested in making sure nothing gets done, and
>             doesn't mind hurting people who try to accomplish things.
> <hoponpop> openbsd is interested in looking good, and doesn't hurt anyone
>             in their own little community, but look out everybody else!
> "The right of holding slaves is clearly established in the
>   Holy Scriptures, both by precept and example."
>     [Rev. R. Furman, D.D., Baptist, of South Carolina]
> The Moon is Waxing Crescent (18% of Full)
> Time: 07:10:40 PM
>   Date: Wednesday June 8 2016
>   Week: 23
>   Day Of Year: 160
> [jude at taf ~]$ cpan
> Cwd.c: loadable library and perl binaries are mismatched (got handshake key
> 0xdb00080, needed 0xdb80080)

That seems a little nasty - maybe perl got upgraded in the process. Are you
using local lib (see ) and/or perlbrew
(see )? They can help mitigate such problems.


	Shlomi Fish

> [jude at taf ~]$ exit
> exit
> Script done on Wed 08 Jun 2016 07:11:56 PM EDT

Shlomi Fish

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