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

Paul G Cantalupo lupey+ at pitt.edu
Fri Nov 18 09:05:32 EST 2005


The problem is cygwin Perl. See the following:

1) http://sources.redhat.com/ml/cygwin-announce/2005-07/msg00031.html
2) The 'rebase' README file in /usr/share/doc/Cygwin/


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On Fri, 18 Nov 2005, Jonathan Arthur 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
> -- 
> Dr Jonathan Arthur
> Sesqui Lecturer in Bioinformatics
> Central Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine and SUBIT
> Medical Foundation Building, K25
> University of Sydney
> Ph: +61 2 9036 3132
> Email: jarthur at med.usyd.edu.au
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