[Bioperl-l] Bioperl NT update

Shailesh L Mistry Shailesh L Mistry" <shailesh_mistry@jawssystems.com
Fri, 15 Dec 2000 09:38:00 -0000

> Peter Schattner wrote:
> The test scripts for the clustalw.pm, standaloneblast.pm and tcoffee.pm
> modules check for the presence of the respective underlying programs
> they need on the host machine when in a Unix (or Linux) environment.  If
> they are not found, the respective tests are skipped.  However, under NT
> this approach is untested and probably won't work.  I suspect the
> underlying programs may not even be available under NT (or Mac).

the tests work as expected and detect the lack of the respective underlying
programs casuing them to skip the rest of the tests. It just means that these
parts of the bioperl go untested on NT unless I go out and get the programs. I
might as well make a stand and go out and see if I can get these programs for