[Bioperl-l] bioperl.pod one revision behind?

Jason Stajich jason.stajich at duke.edu
Thu Feb 24 12:03:36 EST 2005

The introduction of Bio::Root::Version in 1.4 makes it so that all 
modules have a VERSION that is shared from the top-level 

$ perl -MBio::Root::Version -e 'print "$Bio::Root::Version::VERSION\n"'

$ perl -MBio::SeqIO -e 'print "$Bio::SeqIO::VERSION\n"'

I'm sure the 1.3 reference in  the 1.4 release was an oversight as 
well.  Because we have the version number scattered in a lot of places 
it is easy to overlook updating it.  Hence Aaron's Bio::Root::Version 
solution for at least having the modules all report a consistent 

Jason Stajich
jason.stajich at duke.edu

On Feb 24, 2005, at 11:54 AM, Phillip San Miguel wrote:

> Johnson, Nathan wrote:
>> Here my two pence, within a script $] should give the version.
>> Nath
>> [...]
>    Sorry, I had a typo in my earlier email. I meant "What would be a 
> perl one liner for determining the version of bioperl installed on a 
> machine?"
>    $] does give the version of perl, as you wrote.
> -- 
> Phillip SanMiguel
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