[Bioperl-l] bioperl-db working (for the moment) on Win32

Barry Moore bmoore at genetics.utah.edu
Tue Jan 17 21:02:33 EST 2006

This is very helpful Chris.  Thank you.


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> From: bioperl-l-bounces at portal.open-bio.org [mailto:bioperl-l-
> bounces at portal.open-bio.org] On Behalf Of Chris Fields
> Sent: Tuesday, January 17, 2006 6:45 PM
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> Subject: [Bioperl-l] bioperl-db working (for the moment) on Win32
> Hilmar,
> Just wanted to drop a line saying bioperl-db seems to be up and
> running on Windows (at least for the moment!). All tests pass using
> ActivePerl and cygwin-perl.  I am trying to sort out the issue with
> throw in Bio::Root::Root (specifically, why it doesn't work without
> the added comma; I'm trying the modifications to Root.pm on Mac OS X
> now) and am trying to also figure out why bioperl and bioperl-db give
> tons of warnings using ActivePerl (most just state that x subroutine
> was redefined in y.pm line z, so aren't serious).  This is an
> ActivePerl or nmake issue and not a bioperl problem as there are no
> warnings using 'make test' in cygwin.  I am in the midst of writing
> up the steps for installing bioperl and bioperl-db using MySQL as the
> relational DB with either ActivePerl or cygwin; I really don't have
> much experience with postgreSQL, oracle, MsSQL (B. Wang's added
> modules), etc., but I can't see any reason why they wouldn't work.
> Christopher Fields
> Postdoctoral Researcher
> Lab of Dr. Robert Switzer
> Dept of Biochemistry
> University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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