Archive for May 24th, 2012
When trying to build LWP::Protocol::https to add https support to libwww the tests fail with:-
LWP::Protocol::https::Socket: socket: Address family not supported by protocol at /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.10/LWP/Protocol/http.pm line 51
After some investigation it turns out there’s nothing wrong with LWP::Protocol::https but IO::Socket::INET6 was broken and trying to interpret
This was encountered under cygwin on Windows in case this is a key factor.