[Bioperl-l] [Gmod-gbrowse] problems installing bioperl

Chris Fields cjfields at uiuc.edu
Tue Dec 19 11:05:01 EST 2006

On Dec 19, 2006, at 9:31 AM, Scott Cain wrote:

> I really don't think the BioPerl version detection is wrong.  I  
> actually
> don't check Bio::Root::Version::VERSION in Makefile.PL, I check
> Bio::Graphics::Panel->api_version.  When it doesn't find the correct
> api_version, it gives a warning the BioPerl 1.5.2 is not installed.  I
> have seen this happen when more than one BioPerl instance is installed
> and `perl Makefile.PL` finds the wrong one first.  My suggestion is to
> try reinstalling BioPerl and providing the --uninst 1 argument to  
> remove
> older versions of BioPerl:
>   sudo ./Build install --uninst 1
> Scott

Could having two Bioperl instances explain the test failures?  I'm  
not sure (maybe Sendu can answer this), but I would assume  
Module::Build uses the current working directory for test runs.


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