[Bioperl-l] Budle::BioPerl dependency issues

Phillip SanMiguel pmiguel at purdue.edu
Sun Nov 19 19:58:42 EST 2006

Sendu Bala wrote:
> gang wu wrote:
>> It turned out that most of the modules of BioPerl were not installed at 
>> all. And none of the scripts were installed. I had to download and 
>> install bioperl-1.5.2-RC3.tar.gz 
>> <http://bioperl.org/DIST/bioperl-1.5.2-RC3.tar.gz> again. A similar 
>> problem when installing bioperl-db-1.5.2-RC3.tar.gz. So I manually 
>> copied all stuff under Bio folder to the corresponding Perl library 
>> folder. Is it Ok to do it in this way?
> It will work, but is hardly good enough from our point of view (you 
> shouldn't have to do that).
> Can you tell me exactly what you mean by 'were not installed'? What did 
> you do to try and install? How did you determine that installation had 
> failed?
My guess is that he thought that bioperl bundle installed the 
dependencies *and* bioperl itself. That was my presumption the first 
time I saw it on CPAN.


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