[Bioperl-l] Minor changes to Build.PL for Windows

Sendu Bala bix at sendu.me.uk
Thu Nov 23 05:48:05 EST 2006

Sendu Bala wrote:
> Scott Cain wrote:
>> Hello,
>> 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 using
>> 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 that
>> 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 already 
> had to return true from:

Sorry, that all made no sense because I didn't pay attention to what 
changes you actually made.

Anyway, I've re-done the BioDBGFF auto-feature testing. Can you say if 
being on mswin still causes a problem, or can the excludes_os 
restriction on line 78 of Build.PL be lifted now?


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