[Bioperl-l] fink and updating bioperl

Hilmar Lapp hlapp at gmx.net
Thu Jun 8 21:19:28 EDT 2006

Why don't you remove the fink bioperl package if you want to install  
a newer version locally?

BTW unless you use a custom-compiled perl your packages will end up  
in /Library/Perl/5.8.6/ (or /System/Library/Perl/5.8.6/), not /usr/ 
local, when you issue 'make install'.


On Jun 8, 2006, at 8:29 PM, Thomas J Keller wrote:

> Greetings,
> Is fink still a reasonable way to install and maintain bioperl?
> (There's been some emails about instability.) How 'bout upgrades: the
> way I have fink installed it's path is first when perl reads @INC. So
> if I put a newer Bio::something in /usr/local/whereever it won't be
> seen if an older module is in the fink path.  Can I upgrade in the
> fink "space" without messing up fink's database? Other options?
> Thanks,
> Tom K
> Tom Keller, Ph.D.
> kellert at ohsu.edu
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