[Bioperl-l] BioPerl 1.6 RC1

Sendu Bala bix at sendu.me.uk
Wed Dec 31 07:18:29 EST 2008

Christopher Fields wrote:
>> Alex Lancaster wrote:
>>>>>>>>>> "SB" == Sendu Bala writes:
>>> Also can you clarify the expected name of the tarball, is it
>>> bioperl, or BioPerl?  The 1.5.2 release used
>>> bioperl-1.5.2_102.tar.bz2 whereas 1.5.9._1 uses
>>> BioPerl-1.5.9._1.tar.bz2 and it would be good if there was
>>> consistency as it really helps from maintaining the packages and 
>>> generating links etc.
>> Naming consistency is built into the system. ./Build dist generates
>> a file named: bioperl-1.5.9_1.tar.bz2
>> I guess Chris decided to rename the file before uploading, and its
>> up to him what future files are named, but I second your suggestion
>> this should be consistent.
> The package is named after the toolkit (BioPerl vs bioperl).  We can
> revert back to simply 'bioperl', but since we keep referring to the
> package as 'BioPerl' on the wiki and elsewhere we should use that for
> the CPAN from this point on.

Makes sense. ./Build dist now generates a file named BioPerl-x.x.x.tar.xxx

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