Bioperl-guts: bioperl for windows?

Kate katel@worldpath.net
Tue, 28 Sep 1999 14:12:31 -0700


----- Original Message -----
From: Osborne, Brian <brian.osborne@cadus.com>
To: 'Zachary Mason' <zmason@cs.brandeis.edu>;
<vsns-bcd-perl-guts@lists.uni-bielefeld.de>
Sent: Tuesday, September 28, 1999 9:43 AM
Subject: RE: Bioperl-guts: bioperl for windows?


> Zachary,
>
> I believe you would have to do a bit of amending to make the code work,
but
> I think the answer is "yes". That's because ActiveState's Perl port (I am
> assuming this is the one you're using, see www.activestate.com
> <http://www.activestate.com>  if not) doesn't support all Perl's built-in
> functions (see below for the list of those not available). Specifically, I
> believe that alarm() will be called. I've gotten bioperl installed on NT,
> but I haven't used Blast.pm. You can receive assistance from me and, I'm
> sure, from others on this list on how to work around the alarm() call. Do
> you have bioperl and/or perl installed?

   I just commented out calls to alarm to run blast.pm.


                                                         Kate

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