[Bioperl-l] Minor changes to Build.PL for Windows
cjfields at uiuc.edu
Wed Nov 22 22:32:34 EST 2006
On Nov 22, 2006, at 5:30 PM, Sendu Bala wrote:
> Scott Cain wrote:
>> I just wanted to mention that I made a few minor changes to
>> Build.PL so
>> that I could get `perl Build.PL` to complete successfully. I am
>> ActivePerl 819 and don't have MySQL installed (so DBD::mysql isn't
>> present either. The main thing I did was to have the BioDBGFF test
>> subroutine quit without asking any questions if Build.PL detected
>> it was running on Windows.
> Is it completely impossible for it to pass under Windows? I find that
> quite a shame!
> I'm surprised it was necessary to make your changes, because it
> had to return true from:
> Can Windows pass that test without DBD::mysql installed, and having
> passed it why does it then fail the actual BioDBSeqFeature_mysql.t
I think he means the BioDBGFF.t tests, not BioDBSeqFeature_mysql.t.
Myself, I can't get the Build script to detect my local MySQL on
WinXP, though the BioDBGFF.t tests passed. I haven't been back to
work since last Friday so I can't run updated WinXP tests myself.
Lab of Dr. Robert Switzer
Dept of Biochemistry
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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