[Bioperl-l] confused about version numbers.

Sendu Bala bix at sendu.me.uk
Tue Sep 23 17:51:57 EDT 2008

George Hartzell wrote:
> I recently realized that I needed a feature from
> Bio::Search::Hit::GenericHit that exists in the svn trunk but isn't in
> the CPAN's version bioperl-1.5.2_102.
> I thought I'd just specify a version number in my Build.PL and that
> way I could sleep soundly.
> But, it looks like $Version in CPAN's Bio::Root::Version is
> 1.005002_102 while in the trunk it's 1.005002_100.

Fixed. It's now 1.005002_103.

> What's the proper way for a Build.PL to be sure that it has a current
> bioperl?

Your method was sound, I think.

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