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"Error: invalid distance too far back" on windows

asked 2013-09-13 05:23:39 -0600

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I'm trying to run the "librarian-puppet install" command under windows 7 in a "Start Command Prompt with Puppet" window (which is run as Administrator), only to get the following error:

D:\webdev\test\vagrant>*librarian-puppet install --verbose*
[Librarian] Ruby Version: 1.9.3
[Librarian] Ruby Platform: i386-mingw32
[Librarian] Rubygems Version: 1.8.24
[Librarian] Librarian Version: 0.0.24
[Librarian] Librarian Adapter: puppet
[Librarian] Project: D:\webdev\test\vagrant
[Librarian] Specfile: Puppetfile
[Librarian] Lockfile: Puppetfile.lock
[Librarian] Git: d:/java/Git/cmd/git.EXE
Error: invalid distance too far back
Error: Try 'puppet help module install' for usage

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Can you provide a copy of the config files for your librarian-puppet setup?

llowder gravatar imagellowder ( 2013-12-10 10:24:17 -0600 )edit

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answered 2014-10-03 16:56:41 -0600

This could be an issue with PMT or not having the correct certificates installed. Can you determine if you can install modules manually using puppet module install modulenamespace/modulename first? If that is working, then we can move forward to try to figure out what might be wrong in librarian.

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