[Bioperl-l] Bioperl under WinXP

Sendu Bala bix at sendu.me.uk
Wed Oct 4 09:19:45 EDT 2006


Gianluca De Bellis wrote:
> I'm trying to use Bioperl under WinXP-SP2 (novice)
> 
> Bioperl has been just downloaded  (v 1.2.3)
> 
> Even the simplest program with a single command (use Bio::Perl;) ends up in
> an error of the Perl interpreter with these details
> 
> AppName: perl.exe AppVer: 5.8.8.819  ModName: win32.dll
> 
> ModVer: 0.0.0.0      Offset: 00003294
> 
> Coming from the  windos reporting system
> 
> Where is the problem?

Hard to say. Do non-bioperl scripts work?

Make sure to follow the Bioperl installation instructions carefully:
http://bioperl.org/wiki/Installing_Bioperl_on_Windows

And make sure to install at least version 1.4. 1.2.3 is ancient and 
effectively unsupported.


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