[Bioperl-l] trouble to retrieve sequence.. I'm a BEGINNER...

Torsten Seemann torsten.seemann at infotech.monash.edu.au
Mon Dec 5 19:49:17 EST 2005

> I'm a bioperl beginner and studying bioperl code according to Beginners HOWTO.
> I have a trouble in section 9. Retrievin a sequence from a database.
> How can I solve this promblem? Please, help me~~
> 1. ver. of Bioperl : 1.4
> 2. OS : linux
> 3. I am trying to retrieve seq. from GenBank.
> 4. code
> 5. error messages
> Can't locate IO/String.pm in @INC (@INC contains: /usr/lib/perl5/5.6.0/i386-linux /usr/lib/perl5/5.6.0 /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.6.0/i386-linux /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.6.0 /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl .) at /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.6.0/Bio/DB/WebDBSeqI.pm line 90.

When you get a lot of error messages, you should look at the first one
and try and solve that first.

It says it is trying to load the Perl IO::String module (via @INC search
path) but can't locate it. You need to install the IO::String module.

How to install Perl modules:

IO::String source code:

Then try your script again. You may find there are other modules which
need to be installed too.

Torsten Seemann <torsten.seemann at infotech.monash.edu.au>
Victorian Bioinformatics Consortium

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