[Bioperl-l] Need assistance with make error

Sendu Bala bix at sendu.me.uk
Wed Aug 15 16:54:45 EDT 2007


Johnson, Mary (NIH/NCI) [C] wrote:
> I'm trying to install bioperl on 2 Linux servers - 1 running Redhat
> Enterprise Linux 4, and the other running RHEL3.  I'm getting the
> following 'make Error 255' when running make test.  I'm not sure what
> this error indicates, and whether I should continue with a force
> install?  Could you please advise.

Unless you know you really must install Bioperl 1.4, install 1.5.2 instead.

http://www.bioperl.org/wiki/Release_1.5.2

If you use the Build.PL installation, at the very least you certainly 
won't get a make error.

http://www.bioperl.org/wiki/Installing_Bioperl_for_Unix#PRELIMINARY_PREPARATION



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