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Error trying to install extensions

I have installed Foswiki 1.1.4.

I am trying to instal extensions.

I got to the page that said
Configure extension installer will perform the following actions
Adding 33 extensions
SpreadSheetPlugin  from Foswiki.org
TinyMCEPlugin  from Foswiki.org
BeautifierPlugin  from Foswiki.org
...
VarCachePlugin  from Foswiki.org
WorkflowPlugin  from Foswiki.org

I clicked to install and got an error
configure: Insecure dependency in open while running with -T switch at /System/Library/Perl/5.8.8/darwin-thread-multi-2level/IO/File.pm line 192

I looked at the Foswiki configure logs. It got this far:

-rw-r--r--  1 _www  _www  446 Jan 22 17:54 SpreadSheetPlugin-20120123-015456-Install.log
vlb@goto [...logs/configure] 123: cat S*
Installing SpreadSheetPlugin
Loading package installer
fetching installer from http://foswiki.org/pub/Extensions/ ... succeeded

Creating Backup of SpreadSheetPlugin ...
Backup saved into /WWW/cgi-bin/cfcl/Foswiki/working/configure/backup/SpreadSheetPlugin-backup-20120122-175457 
   Archived as /WWW/cgi-bin/cfcl/Foswiki/working/configure/backup/SpreadSheetPlugin-backup-20120122-175457.tgz 

Running Pre-install exit for SpreadSheetPlugin ...

How should I proceed?

Is there a way to run the extension installer from the command line?

Should I just try editing bin/configure to remove -wT and try again?

-- VickiBrown - 23 Jan 2012

FYI, I removed -T (kept w) and everything installed as planned.

-- VickiBrown - 23 Jan 2012

Hi Vicki,

Wherever you see Foswiki crash like this, feel free to go straight to creating a bug item directly.

I've seen some users have problems with versions prior to Perl 5.8.8, but I thought perl 5.8.8 tainting behaviour should be consistent with 5.10+.

Anyway, created Tasks/Item11521

-- PaulHarvey - 13 Feb 2012
 

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Subject Configuration
Extension
Version Foswiki 1.1.3
Status Task filed
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Topic revision: r3 - 13 Feb 2012, PaulHarvey - This page was cached on 21 Jun 2018 - 17:59.

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