[Bioperl-l] Smaller Bioperl Modules

Chris Fields cjfields at uiuc.edu
Sat Jul 26 20:08:37 EDT 2008


On Jul 25, 2008, at 9:50 AM, Alex Lancaster wrote:

>>>>>> ...
> I concur.  It's definitely a major issue for package maintainers.  If
> you split up bioperl into too many little CPAN modules, it will make
> packaging bioperl via RPMs in Fedora (or other distros, I suspect) a
> real pain.  In Fedora that would mean that we might have to
> individually review/build each package separately which would add a
> lot of overhead.
>
> Some split up along the lines previously discussed seems sensible
> (into a "core" and "dev", i.e. not more that 3-4 separate modules),
> but please not 900 CPAN packages... ;)
>
> Alex

So something like what we indicate in the below link would be okay?

http://www.bioperl.org/wiki/Proposed_1.6_core_modules

chris



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