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

Sendu Bala bix at sendu.me.uk
Tue Dec 19 12:02:34 EST 2006

Chris Fields wrote:
> 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.

It does, so that shouldn't be an issue for the test failures.

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