[Bioperl-l] Installation problem

Scott Cain cain.cshl at gmail.com
Fri May 30 09:10:06 EDT 2008

It is harmless--that symbolic link is just a convienence for the 10 or
so people who use a Bio::DB::GFF database with a PostgreSQL server.  It
used to be that the PostgreSQL loader was a separate script, but they
were folded into one some time ago.


On Fri, 2008-05-30 at 12:16 +0100, Sendu Bala wrote:
> calum robb wrote:
> > Hi again.
> Do not reply to me directly. Reply to the BioPerl mailing list.
> > I can nearly install bioperl 1.5.2_102, but this message comes up near 
> > the end of the installation process:-
> >  
> > cannot create symbolic link named bp_pg_bulk_load_gff.pl on your system 
> > for bp_bulk_load_gff.pl in C:\Perl\site\bin.
> I don't know, but perhaps this is harmless. Just try and see if a 
> BioPerl-using script now works.
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Scott Cain, Ph. D.                                         cain at cshl.edu
GMOD Coordinator (http://www.gmod.org/)                     216-392-3087
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

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