[Bioperl-l] Bioperl MAN pages install: where?
Dave NO SPAM Ardell
myfirstname-DOT-mylastname at icm.uu.se
Sat Jan 31 09:26:23 EST 2004
I've been confounded trying to reach the documentation by man to the
bioperl modules. On my system at least, they seem not to be installed
anywhere. That is to say, "man MODULE" doesn't work and
"updatedb;locate MODULE" doesn't reveal anything that is there but
not in my manpath. Anybody else with this problem? Couldn't find
about it on the web, bioperl archives, or documentation.
I can of course, access the docs through "perldoc MODULE" but without
I can't query the module listing with "apropos" or "man -k."
After scrutinizing the Makefile.PL and the Makefile, I can't really
tell what's going
on. The docs imply standard installation should occur, but on my systems
(both linux and Mac OS X), since perhaps bioperl 1.2.3, they seem not
I've noticed that the installation output is not like those for
modules, perhaps among other reasons, because a certain variable
NOECHO is defined?
Thanks for your advice-
David Ardell, Asst. Professor. tel : 46 (0) 18 471 6694
Linnaeus Centre for Bioinformatics fax : 46 (0) 18 471 6698
Uppsala University Biomedical Center http://www.lcb.uu.se/~dave
Husargatan 3, Box 598,
SE 751 24 Uppsala SWEDEN.
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