[Bioperl-l] [ANNOUCEMENT] BioPerl 1.6 RC2
cjfields at illinois.edu
Wed Jan 7 13:53:09 EST 2009
No copy-and-paste errors there. Nope, none at all. ;P
On Jan 6, 2009, at 5:23 PM, Chris Fields wrote:
> I am like to announce the second release candidate for BioPerl 1.6
> is available for testing.
> A quick note on versioning: due to issues with alpha numbered
> versions on CPAN possibly overwriting a stable release, this release
> candidate has a VERSION of 1.005009_002 (or 1.005009002). This will
> be switched to 1.006000 (no alpha) once the release is final.
> The RC is currently being uploaded to CPAN and should be available
> in the next 24-48 hours under authorname CJFIELDS. In the meantime,
> the release candidates can be directly downloaded here:
> Signature file:
> A preliminary ActiveState PPM is also available and is located in
> the BioPerl Release Candidate repository; the directions for
> installation are here:
> Please feel free to report issues with testing, installation, etc.
> on the mail list and on this page:
> Again, just to note we will be releasing bioperl-run, bioperl-db,
> bioperl-network, and others separately once the final 1.6 release is
> Since the last release:
> 1) Some cruft from testing the last release is no longer present.
> 2) Several warnings and test failures (via CPAN Testers) now fixed.
> Known Issues:
> 1) A very recent change in ENSembl data causes one of the Map.t
> tests to fail; this has already been fixed and will be present in
> the next (final?) release.
> 2) Some odd warnings for Bio::Assembly tests are still present, but
> they are harmless. Nevertheless they will be addressed prior to the
> next release.
> 3) Warnings for Bio::Annotation tests can be fixed by an upgrade to
> the latest Data::Stag (this is NOT a required upgrade).
> 4) PPM issues; note this is not high on our priority list ATM but I
> will try to address it for the next release).
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