[Bioperl-l] latest BioPerl hard to find in CPAN?

Dave Messina David.Messina at sbc.su.se
Tue Oct 21 20:21:00 EDT 2008


Hey everybody,

When I looked in CPAN for bioperl 1.5.2 (the latest version available  
on CPAN), I couldn't find it.

cpan[4]> i /bioperl/
Bundle    Bundle::BioPerl        (CRAFFI/Bundle-BioPerl-2.1.8.tar.gz)
Distribution    BIRNEY/bioperl-1.2.1.tar.gz
Distribution    BIRNEY/bioperl-1.2.2.tar.gz
Distribution    BIRNEY/bioperl-1.2.3.tar.gz
Distribution    BIRNEY/bioperl-1.2.tar.gz
Distribution    BIRNEY/bioperl-1.4.tar.gz
Distribution    BIRNEY/bioperl-db-0.1.tar.gz
Distribution    BIRNEY/bioperl-ext-1.4.tar.gz
Distribution    BIRNEY/bioperl-gui-0.7.tar.gz
Distribution    BIRNEY/bioperl-run-1.2.2.tar.gz
Distribution    BIRNEY/bioperl-run-1.4.tar.gz
Distribution    BOZO/Fry-Lib-BioPerl-0.15.tar.gz
Distribution    CRAFFI/Bundle-BioPerl-2.1.8.tar.gz
Module  = Bio::LiveSeq::IO::BioPerl (BIRNEY/bioperl-1.2.3.tar.gz)
Module    Bio::Phylo::Adaptor::Bioperl::Datum (RVOSA/Bio- 
Phylo-0.17_RC6.tar.gz)
Module    Bio::Phylo::Adaptor::Bioperl::Matrix (RVOSA/Bio- 
Phylo-0.17_RC6.tar.gz)
Module    Bio::Phylo::Adaptor::Bioperl::Node (RVOSA/Bio- 
Phylo-0.17_RC6.tar.gz)
Module    Bio::Phylo::Adaptor::Bioperl::Tree (RVOSA/Bio- 
Phylo-0.17_RC6.tar.gz)
Module    Fry::Lib::BioPerl      (BOZO/Fry-Lib-BioPerl-0.15.tar.gz)
Author          BIOPERLML ("Bioperl-l" <bioperl-l at lists.open-bio.org>)
20 items found


I happen to know where it is, so I know it's there.

cpan[7]> ls SENDU
Fetching with LWP:
   ftp://ftp.funet.fi/pub/languages/perl/CPAN/authors/id/S/CHECKSUMS
Fetching with LWP:
   ftp://ftp.funet.fi/pub/languages/perl/CPAN/authors/id/S/SE/CHECKSUMS
Fetching with LWP:
   ftp://ftp.funet.fi/pub/languages/perl/CPAN/authors/id/S/SE/SENDU/CHECKSUMS
  5919092 2007-02-14 SENDU/bioperl-1.5.2_102.tar.gz
   320154 2006-12-06 SENDU/bioperl-db-1.5.2_100.tar.gz
    99082 2006-12-06 SENDU/bioperl-network-1.5.2_100.tar.gz
   942093 2006-12-06 SENDU/bioperl-run-1.5.2_100.tar.gz


But surely this will hamper others, no?


Dave



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