[Bioperl-l] Bioperl 1.5.2 RC5 install on WinXPActivePerl

Chris Fields cjfields at uiuc.edu
Thu Nov 30 15:48:26 EST 2006

> Nathan S. Haigh wrote:
> Reproduce:
> 1) clean install of ActivePerl on WinXP
> 2) Install nmake in path
> 3) run "cpan CPAN" to install the latest version of CPAN module
> 4) ran cpan, accepted default for new CPAN configuration, ran 
> "o conf prefer_installer MB" and "o conf commit" then "q"
> 5) run "cpan Module::Build" to install the latest version of 
> Module::Build
> 6) run "cpan" and then "install 
> S/SE/SENDU/bioperl-1.5.2_005-RC*b*.tar.gz"
> 7) Choose not to install optional modules
> 8) Error shows here
> Installing all optional modules doesn't produce the error. 
> However, It produces the problem i've told you about missing 
> "scripts" dir (actually, it's not just the scripts dir - it's 
> all but the base dir it was unpacked into).
> Nath

Confirmed, using same setup as Nathan.  


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