[Bioperl-l] Bioperl core 1.4 make error: line too long

Mike Schuh schuh at farmdale.com
Mon Oct 4 16:15:06 EDT 2004

Hi Derek,

On Mon, 4 Oct 2004, Derek Gatherer wrote:

>Just upgrading from 1.2.2 to 1.4.
>unpacked the core distrib, then:
># perl -w Makefile.PL
>....... [usual list of CPAN modules I don't have]
>   Enjoy the rest of bioperl, which you can use after going 'make install'
>Writing Makefile for Bio
># make
>Make: line too long.  Stop.

This is a guess, having not seen your output, etc., but perhaps make is
expanding your various environment variables and whatnot ($PATH, $LIB,
@INC) and generating a rather huge line.  If this is the case, then 
reducing these variables might help.

Mike Schuh -- Seattle, Washington USA

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