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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • CPAN::Mini::Extract is a much better choice for stuff that wants to process all of CPAN.
  • I tried Archive::Extract in four of the tarballs mentioned in the error messages you gave:

    • DBIx-Perform-0.694.tar.gz
    • extensible_report_generator_1.13.zip
    • Logfile-Radius-1.14.tar.gz
    • ptkFAQ-0_03.tar.gz

    All these tarballs seem "not good" from the point of view of Perl/CPAN extraction modules that Archive::Extract uses. These are Archive::Tar and Archive::Zip.

    This is a bad thing that these modules are not as robust as possible, but they are good enough for the effort that CPAN volunteer developers pu