[Bioperl-l] Trying to install bioPerl-db on Windows XP

Hilmar Lapp hlapp at gmx.net
Fri Dec 12 00:49:42 EST 2008

(please keep responses on the list - there are many more people who  
can help)

Hi Lori,

On Dec 11, 2008, at 12:40 PM, Lori G. Wilson wrote:

> Hi, Hilmar,
> Thank you.  I had the wrong ORACLE_SID.  I do have a remote database  
> on another server in my network, but I don't know where TWO_TASK  
> gets set.

it's part of the same initialization scripts that set ORACLE_SID. You  
can always set it by hand too.

> [...]
> This problem is solved, but I'm still failing a lot of tests.  I  
> have attached the latest screen shot of my errors.

I can't do much from a screenshot. You'll have to capture the error  
output into a file and send me that file, or copy and paste the entire  

Based on the limited number of lines the screenshot shows, my  
suspicion would be that you running an old version of BioPerl. You  
will need to have v1.5.2 at least.

> I checked all the packages in my bioSQL installation and everything  
> seems to have compiled.

BioSQL doesn't have any compiled code, only scripts, and likewise  
Bioperl-db, so compiler problems can't be responsible for this (unless  
your DBD::Oracle driver fails to even load).

: Hilmar Lapp  -:-  Durham, NC  -:-  hlapp at gmx dot net :

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