[Bioperl-l] Test overhaul complete

Sendu Bala bix at sendu.me.uk
Wed Jun 27 14:52:01 EDT 2007


Nathan S. Haigh wrote:
> I recently tried to do an install of the cvs head (a week or two ago) on
> a clean installation of Debian 4.0 (etch). During the installation, of
> dependencies, Bio::ASN1::EntrezGene threw an error as it depends on
> Bioperl. I seem to remember this circular dependency cropping up before
> - am I correct - and can you remind me how this was "fixed"?

Yes, it always happens. It was 'fixed' by being completely ignored by 
me. Installation is guaranteed to fail, but if you really want it, 
trying to install again after you already have Bioperl installed will 
result in success.

Clearly something nicer could be done. Suggestions on a postcard...


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