[Bioperl-l] help on Bio-Perl Installation
jieuiuc at yahoo.com
Fri Oct 24 14:06:44 EDT 2008
I'm new to BioPerl and just finished installing BioPerl on Windows XP by dowloading and unpack the file bioperl-1.5.2_102.tar.gz from the Bioperl.org website, then strictly followed the manual installation instruction. All the Build and Test steps were fine although there were some unimportant modules failed to install. I was able to view the documentation by typing perldoc Bio::Perl in the command window. However, when I tested if it is installed properly, I encountered problem. I wrote a two-line script file called bp.pl
The compilation step failed and gave me this message"use not allowed in the expression at bp.pl line 3, syntax error at bp.pl line 3, near"use Bio::Perl"...."
That warning appeared no matter the script is "use Bio::Seq" or other modules. It seems use is not allowed here. What could be wrong during installation? Could you please help me?
Thank you very much
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