[Bioperl-l] Installation problems: "unable to remap"

Brian Osborne osborne1 at optonline.net
Fri Nov 18 10:24:14 EST 2005


This is a Cygwin thing. Try:


Then shut down and restart Cygwin. If rebaseall is not installed then go
back to cygwin.com and install the rebase package.

Brian O.

On 11/17/05 11:20 PM, "Jonathan Arthur" <jarthur at med.usyd.edu.au> wrote:

> Hello all,
> I am having difficulty installing BioPerl. I am running Windows XP
> Professional with cygwin. I am using the CPAN installer to attempt to
> install the Bundle::BioPerl modules.
> The installation appears to go relatively smoothly and end normally. It
> does note at the end that there were installation problems with
> File::Spec, GD::SVG, and Data::Stag. Nonetheless, when I try to "use
> Bio::Perl"  Perl cannot find the module and exploring /usr/lib confirms
> the modules are not present.
> I then tried installing the problem modules above on the assumption that
> the final installation of Bio::Perl was dependent on these modules being
> successfully installed. The creation of the makefile for GD::SVG dies with:
> C:\cygwin\bin\perl.exe (800): *** unable to remap
> c:\cygwin\bin\cygfreetype-6.dll to same address as parent(0xE100000) !=
> 0xEA0000
> Data::Stag installation experiences a similar error (with different
> .dll) when trying to install the Tk dependency.
> File::Spec installation appears to install fine (bar some failed tests
> because it can't load File::Spec::VMS) and it is present in
> /usr/lib/perl5 so it is not clear what the cpan installation is
> complaining about in regard to this module.
> Could anyone assist with these installation problems?
> Regards,
> Jonathan

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