Hi Expert,

I was trying to install a tool and following its readme, but it always failed at cpan > install Net::Ping. I certainly appreciate if someone could help me on this as I don't know perl, but I need to get my job done...

Thank you very much,


cpan> install Net::Ping
Running install for module 'Net::Ping'
Running make for S/SM/SMPETERS/Net-Ping-2.41.tar.gz
Has already been unwrapped into directory C:\Perl\cpan\build\Net-Ping-2.41-4XB
Has already been made
Running make test
C:\Perl\bin\perl.exe "-MExtUtils::Command::MM" "-e" "test_harness(0, 'blib\lib',
'blib\arch')" t/*.t
t/100_load.t ......... ok
t/110_icmp_inst.t .... ok
t/120_udp_inst.t ..... ok
t/130_tcp_inst.t ..... ok
t/140_stream_inst.t .. ok
t/150_syn_inst.t ..... ok
t/190_alarm.t ........ ok
t/200_ping_tcp.t ..... ok
t/250_ping_hires.t ... ok
t/300_ping_stream.t .. skipped: loopback tcp echo service is off (No connection
could be made because the target machine actively refused it.)
t/400_ping_syn.t ..... ok
t/410_syn_host.t ..... 1/19
t/410_syn_host.t ..... 12/19 # Failed test 'supposed to be down: http://127.0.
0.1/ [Timed out]'
# at t/410_syn_host.t line 91.
# got: '1'
# expected: '0'
# Looks like you failed 1 test of 19.
t/410_syn_host.t ..... Dubious, test returned 1 (wstat 256, 0x100)
Failed 1/19 subtests
t/450_service.t ...... ok
t/500_ping_icmp.t .... ok
t/510_ping_udp.t ..... ok
t/520_icmp_ttl.t ..... ok

Test Summary Report
t/410_syn_host.t (Wstat: 256 Tests: 19 Failed: 1)
Failed test: 12
Non-zero exit status: 1
Files=16, Tests=112, 56 wallclock secs ( 0.11 usr + 0.06 sys = 0.17 CPU)
Result: FAIL
Failed 1/16 test programs. 1/112 subtests failed.
dmake.exe: Error code 255, while making 'test_dynamic'
C:\Perl\site\bin\dmake.exe test -- NOT OK
//hint// to see the cpan-testers results for installing this module, try:
reports SMPETERS/Net-Ping-2.41.tar.gz
Running make install
make test had returned bad status, won't install without force
Failed during this command:
SMPETERS/Net-Ping-2.41.tar.gz : make_test NO

cpan> reports SMPETERS/Net-Ping-2.41.tar.gz
Distribution: S/SM/SMPETERS/Net-Ping-2.41.tar.gz
Fetching " url address 'h
show/Net-Ping.yaml': 500