[Bioperl-l] error running load_seqdatabase.pl

Hilmar Lapp hlapp at gmx.net
Fri Jan 13 11:41:23 EST 2006

On Jan 13, 2006, at 8:06 AM, Chris Fields wrote:

> [...]
> I think we really should probably give credit to Baohua Wang for 
> noting the
> change in throw.

Yes, absolutely, smart guy. You get credit for persistence and digging 
it up again 9 months later :-)

>   If it pans out, this may be what is responsible for error
> messages popping up every once in a while with bioperl scripts.  There 
> is
> one thing of note:  Steve mentions that Error.pm should be present:

'Could', not 'should'. The toolkit needs to work in the absence of 
Error.pm too (and does on most platforms; e.g., I don't have it 

It may turn out though that the missing comma is silent on most (all?) 
non-Windows platforms or if Error.pm is installed, and therefore wasn't 
noticed by most people.

Hilmar Lapp                            email: lapp at gnf.org
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