[Bioperl-l] Misspellings in Bundle::BioPerl

Nathan S. Haigh n.haigh at sheffield.ac.uk
Mon Oct 23 07:38:05 EDT 2006


>> Although only Bioperl 1.4 is available via CPAN currently. It is
>> possible to upload a
>> developer release to CPAN which can only be ownloaded via CPAN if
>> specifically asked for - would be good for 1.5.x.:
>> --snip--
>>
>>     How do I install a "DEVELOPER RELEASE" of a module?
>>
>>     By default, CPAN will install the latest non-developer release of a
>>     module. If you want to install a dev release, you have to specify
>>     the partial path starting with the author id to the tarball you wish
>>     to install, like so:
>>
>>         cpan> install KWILLIAMS/Module-Build-0.27_07.tar.gz
>>
>>     Note that you can use the |ls| command to get this path listed.
>>
>> --snip--
>
> That's the user point of view - how does the developer actually tell
> CPAN that something is a developer release so that normal users don't
> automatically install it?

I found this:
http://www.atrixnet.com/PM/So-You-Want-to-Contribute-to-The-CPAN.ppt

Is says that $VERSION should simply be changed from a naked number into
a single quoted number and this should be recognized by the CPAN indexer.

Nath


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