[Bioperl-l] Installing all modules required for testing

Chris Fields cjfields at uiuc.edu
Thu Jul 5 10:18:08 EDT 2007

On Jul 5, 2007, at 9:08 AM, Nathan S. Haigh wrote:

> Is there a way to install all the modules that are used in the  
> tests? I
> mean there are cases where tests are skipped and pass if the required
> module for testing is not installed. Therefore, missing out a chunk of
> the tests. It would be desirable to be able to install all these  
> modules
> in order to complete they whole test suite - any ideas if/how this can
> be done?
> Cheers
> Nath

That's optionally done upon 'perl Build.PL', correct?  So if you  
choose not to install a particular prereq (i.e. XML::SAX), you  
shouldn't be forced to install it later just for tests.  Or am I  
misunderstanding you?


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