[Bioperl-l] problem of installing bioperl 1.4: 404 NOT found
barry.moore at genetics.utah.edu
Wed Apr 14 20:21:25 EDT 2004
The INSTALL.WIN document on the bioperl website
(http://bioperl.org/Core/Latest/INSTALL.WIN) that step 2 in installing
BioPerl on Windows is to install external modules. GD is one of those -
there are other as well (i.e. see
http://www.bioperl.org/Core/external.shtml). You can install GD with ppm:
ppm> search GD
If you don't see GD on the list returned by search add Randy Kobes
respository which has it:
ppm> rep add Kobes http://theoryx5.uwinnipeg.ca/ppms/
The search for GD again. Chose and install a version above 2.0 (I think).
This has other dependencies that you may or may not already have.
Installation on Windows can be a challenge, but there is an end to the
trouble, and it does work. Keep at it and you'll get there.
zqchenupenn (by way of Heikki Lehvaslaiho ) wrote:
> I have tried to install bioperl 1.4 in ActivePerl 126.96.36.1999 by ppm. I use
> windows XP. It successfully installed
>then it have an Error: Failed to download URL
>http://www.bioperl.org/DIST/GD.ppd: 404 Not Found.
> I have tried several times, but it still does not work. Could you help me
> for this? Thanks a lot! Best Regards,
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University of Utah
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