[Bioperl-l] Bioperl 1.5.2 RC5 install onWinXPActivePerl 188.8.131.529
bix at sendu.me.uk
Fri Dec 1 04:13:23 EST 2006
Chris Fields wrote:
> I know that setting up the PPM is a pain, but I have to say it is much
> faster, and all required PPMs are available. Which makes me curious:
> why bother with trying out a CPAN installation process at this point,
> especially when you have to use PPM to install some of the prereqs
> properly anyway?
Firstly, problems discovered and resulting fixes will help all
platforms, not just Windows. So thanks for trying it out and reporting
back. Secondly, the PPM method, like Bundle::BioPerl, is all-or-nothing.
The CPAN installation method allows an interactive choice of which
optional things to install.
If what you say about DB_File is true, then that's a great shame!
So I can do further trouble-shooting of my own, what is the sure-fire
way to completely clean-out an ActivePerl install, including any modules
you might have installed with PPMs or CPAN?
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