Permission denied when running the script to install Finance::Quote under win XP

John Ralls jralls at
Mon Feb 24 11:14:23 EST 2014

On Feb 24, 2014, at 7:25 AM, Cristian Marchi <cri79 at> wrote:

> I run into a problem with the script that installs finance::quote under winsows XP. When i run the script, I always got a message about a permission denied in the instalaltion folder. I tried to use the "attrib" DOS command but it didn't work so, after a lot of researching, I found a solution with the following command (to run in a prompt):
> cacls foldername /T /G "username":F
> where
> foldername is the folder where the Perl package has been downloaded (in my case "strawberry")
> username is the name of the pc user
> /T means recursively
> /G assign acces rights (F in this case stands for full acces) to user "username"
> I'm sending this just to have it available to all.

Should this be done in the script itself?

John Ralls

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