[Bioperl-l] release timetable

Sendu Bala bix at sendu.me.uk
Thu Nov 30 03:46:44 EST 2006


Nathan S. Haigh wrote:
> Sendu Bala wrote:
>> Hilmar Lapp wrote:
>>  
>>> Sendu -
>>>
>>> what is the timetable in your mind for getting the release out? The 
>>> NESCent phyloinformatics hackathon is impending and if at all 
>>> possible I'd really like to see the release be out of the way when it 
>>> starts so that all new code can simply go the main trunk and has no 
>>> chance of interfering with the release.
>>>     
>>
>> I'm going to do one final merge from HEAD to branch-1-5-2 and then set 
>> the final release tags later today, so a) anything done at the 
>> hackathon won't make any difference, and b) the release should go out 
>> soon.
>>
>> The release will go ahead when I've sorted out the Windows PPM and the 
>> Change Log (neither of which require code changes on the branch).
>>
>> On this schedule I won't be able to implement Conrad's pre-req 
>> installation order in Build.PL since that would require a substantial 
>> change to ModuleBuildBioperl.pm and another RC. I'll do that after 
>> release so that 1.5.3 benefits.
>>
>> _______________________________________________
>>   
> 
> I've not had the time to test out the new CPAN installation until now. 
> I've just tried it

'it' being RC5? On Windows?


> on a clan install of ActivePerl 5.8.8.819 and it 
> didn't install:
> Failed Test     Stat Wstat Total Fail  Failed  List of Failed
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
> 
> t/RemoteBlast.t    9  2304    13    0   0.00%  ??
> t/rnamotif.t       2   512    72  144 200.00%  1-72
> 2 tests and 197 subtests skipped.
> 
> How can I get the test output from CPAN to go to a log file so I can 
> look at the errors more closely?

I don't know about log files, but you can configure the cmd window to 
have a large history and then just copy/paste the results.

You can also go into the directory that CPAN extracted the archive to 
and run the tests there manually.

Please send me the results of those tests.



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