[Bioperl-l] Problems Installing Bioperl 1.5.2 - Windows

Sendu Bala bix at sendu.me.uk
Mon Feb 4 03:45:31 EST 2008

Terrance Mok wrote:
> Hi I've been trying to install bioperl on a fresh install of ActivePerl on
> Windows.
> Following the installation guide using the GUI Perl Package Manager, I add
> the 4 locations and all of them list 0 packages except for "Bribes
> http://www.Bribes.org/perl/ppm <http://www.bribes.org/perl/ppm>".
> Then when searching for bioperl (with all package view), nothing shows up
> since no packages are found for all the other locations I added.

Hopefully someone else will chime in, but perhaps there's something 
wrong with the server? Can anyone else confirm?

> I've also had problems installing on Ubuntu (helping a friend), when using
> CPAN and following exactly the guide on the bioperl installation it will not
> work.  When doing the install command in CPAN, install S/SE/SENDU/bioperl-
> 1.5.2_102.tar.gz  she gets an error that
> "/home/username/.cpan/build/bioperl-1.5.2_102: No such file or directory at
> Makefile.PL line 25."

Hard to figure out what might be wrong without complete details. Can she 
install anything else via CPAN? Has she run out of disc space?

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