[Bioperl-l] Re: Bundle-Bioperl installation under Activestate
lstein at cshl.edu
Mon Feb 16 04:05:43 EST 2004
Don't forget that you can also use CPAN for installing Perl modules on
C:\ perl -MCPAN -e shell
cpan> install IO::String
This will work as long as you are installing a "pure perl" module that
doesn't need compilation. Most of the CPAN modules fall into this
On Friday 13 February 2004 09:53 pm, Chris Dagdigian wrote:
> Hi Jennifer,
> I've never used perl on Windows - only under various Unix flavors
> and my personal systems are mostly Mac OS X or Linux these days.
> I'm cc'ing this reply to the bioperl discussion list where I know
> there are active windows users of bioperl. We also have some .ppd
> files on our download site http://bioperl.org/DIST/ but since I've
> never used the ActiveState stuff I have very little clue about
> A quick google search for io::string + ppd turnd up this link which
> may be helpful:
> There seem to be several ppm archives on the net, IO-String is also
> found here apparently:
> Good luck with the course!
> Jennifer Hsu wrote:
> > Hi, Chris:
> > My name is Jennifer, I am a student in BioPerl class at Foothill
> > College, Los Altos, CA. Our class is trying to install bioperl.
> > The entire class is encountering the problem of not being able to
> > find IO-String.
> > So I searched for IO-String and got 4 choices:
> > ppm> search IO-String
> > Searching in Active Repositories
> > 1. IO-String <1.02> Emulate IO::File interface for in-core
> > strings 2. IO-String <1.03> Emulate file interface for in-core
> > strings 3. IO-String <1.04> Emulate file interface for in-core
> > strings 4. IO-stringy <2.108> stringy - I/O on in-core objects
> > like strings and ar~
> > - I tried to install 3, 2, 1 , but each time I got:
> > PPD for 'IO-String.ppd' could not be found.
> > It found that IO-stringy (item 4) is already installed in my
> > system, but BioPerl is looking for IO-String.
> > - I have ActivePerl 188.8.131.525. Is this build incompatible with
> > Bioperl? - Please advise me, where can I find IO-String? What can
> > I do to build this PPD. All the students in my class are stuck,
> > Help!
> > Thanks
> > Jennifer
Lincoln D. Stein
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
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Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724
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