[Bioperl-l] Withdraw Bio::Graphics and Bio::DB::SeqFeature from bioperl distribution?

Scott Cain cain.cshl at gmail.com
Tue Nov 11 09:29:07 EST 2008

Hi Charles,

Those glyphs have already been removed from the main development
branch (the 2.0 branch) and Lincoln has agreed that it should be
removed from the stable (1.70) branch as well.  I'll do it today.


On Mon, Nov 10, 2008 at 8:19 PM, Charles Plessy
<charles-listes+bioperl at plessy.org> wrote:
> Le Mon, Nov 10, 2008 at 03:25:24PM -0500, Lincoln Stein a écrit :
>> Hi All,
>> The glacial pace of official bioperl releases is interfering with my ability
>> to package GBrowse 2.00 into debian and rpm packages. Is there any objection
>> if I withdraw Bio::Graphics and Bio::DB::SeqFeature from the bioperl
>> distribution and turn them into independent CPAN modules?
> Dear all,
> Just a word to say that when BioPerl 1.6 is released, the package in Debian
> unstable/testing can be quickly updated, and a backport can be made for the
> stable distribution.
> However, it would make my task easier if the following file conflict would be
> resloved. GBrowse and BioPerl are shiping copies of the same modules:
> Bio::Graphics::Glyph::ideogram
> Bio::Graphics::Glyph::heat_map
> Bio::Graphics::Glyph::heat_map_ideogram
> This is an obstacle to proper packaging, as on Debian system two packages are
> not supposed to deliver the same file.
> Have a nice day,
> --
> Charles Plessy
> Debian Med packaging team
> http://www.debian.org/devel/debian-med
> Tsurumi, Kanagawa, Japan
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Scott Cain, Ph. D.                                   scott at scottcain dot net
GMOD Coordinator (http://gmod.org/)                     216-392-3087
Ontario Institute for Cancer Research

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