[Bioperl-l] TypedSeqFeatureI is in; tests which fail
birney at ebi.ac.uk
Fri Aug 26 04:48:58 EDT 2005
Hilmar Lapp wrote:
> On Aug 25, 2005, at 9:34 AM, Ewan Birney wrote:
>> Jason Stajich wrote:
>>> They all pass for me on OSX, and linux. What version of perl?
>> [Ewan-Birneys-Computer:wise2/src/network] birney% perl -v
>> This is perl, v5.6.0 built for darwin
>> Copyright 1987-2000, Larry Wall
> I do suggest you upgrade perl. I know 5.6.0 is the one that comes with
> Jaguar, but it has bugs in some features bioperl is taking advantage of
> (nested regex in FTLocationFactory being just one example). I've had so
> much trouble to get Bioperl pass all tests with errors nobody else was
> getting that I finally gave up and upgraded (to Panther actually, but
> upgrading perl supposedly suffices). Once I did that most failures went
> away (and some new ones came up but that's another story and they are
> fixed meanwhile).
> I brought this up a while ago in spring and I can dig up the list thread
> if you're interested. The conclusion was that essentially we'll have to
> require perl 5.6.1 with the next release.
Ok. I will still dig to find out how many we can fix in 5.6.0 --- I
am sure I wont be the last person to use it with Bioperl.
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