David.Messina at sbc.su.se
Tue May 13 11:29:16 EDT 2008
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On Mon, May 12, 2008 at 1:25 PM, punit kumar <punit_vergoboy2004 at yahoo.co.in>
> in actually i use the perl version 5.6 and i have tried before to install
> the bioperl on the windows workstation before.
> but in actually it was so painfull i do not wanna change my prior version
> of the perl which is used by my
> and wanna install too so that is my problem.
I have never tried installing Perl on Windows, but if you read the BioPerl
installation guide for
I pointed you to, you'll see that a straightforward ActivePerl
installer is available. So you shouldn't have to install Perl from the
Again, I haven't done it personally, but I would expect that the ActivePerl
installer allows you to specify where it installs Perl. This would enable
you to keep your existing Perl 5.6 installation and have a separate Perl
5.8.x installation for use with BioPerl.
According to the BioPerl Windows installation guide, once you install
ActivePerl, there is a Perl Package Manager with a graphical interface that
makes it very easy to install the latest version of BioPerl.
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