[Bioperl-l] strange problem

Chris Fields cjfields at uiuc.edu
Fri Mar 30 10:04:37 EDT 2007


On Mar 30, 2007, at 8:00 AM, Sendu Bala wrote:

> Chris Fields wrote:
>> The issue with Build.PL may be that it is trying to update  
>> Scalar::Util
>> to the latest (1.19) or install it if it isn't present but doesn't  
>> have
>> the correct permissions.  I myself have run into this problem; you  
>> must
>> install the latest Scalar::Utils directly via CPAN with the correct
>> permissions ('sudo cpan' in my case).  I'm guessing that using  
>> something
>> like 'sudo perl Build.PL' should work as well.
>>
>> I'm adding Sendu to this so he can answer.  Sendu, I know it's now
>> required for Bio::Species/Bio::Taxon stuff to weaken refs but was  
>> there
>> any reason why Scalar::Util needs to be v1.19?  I can't recall  
>> anything
>> about it in past discussions...
>
> I don't recall why I made it 1.19. I've just changed the  
> requirement to
> 0 instead.

Sounds good.  I'm sure if there are problems we'll hear about it!

chris



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