[Bioperl-l] "progress": useful changes vs. "shiny new thingie"

Nathan S. Haigh n.haigh at sheffield.ac.uk
Thu Nov 16 12:44:28 EST 2006

>> Yes, it surely needs to happen before 1.6. As suggested here 
>> and originally in the other thread, 1.5.2 can be the 
>> transition release with old Makefile.PL and Build.PL as well 
>> (set up to not overwrite Makefile.PL).
> So far, we have these modes of installation:
> 1)  Direct installation using CPAN -> INSTALL
> 2)  Regular distribution (either from the Bioperl website or CPAN) using
> 'make/nmake' ->INSTALL, INSTALL.WIN
> 3)  CVS (bioperl-live) using make/nmake -> INSTALL, INSTALL.WIN


Do you ever have a problem with nmake when doing an install from a
regular distribution or CVS? I'm sure I used to get an nmake problem
which wouldn't let you proceed further - might have been "nmake test"
and it might be a while back now.


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