[Bioperl-l] [ANNOUCEMENT] BioPerl 1.6 RC3

Mark Johnson johnsonm at gmail.com
Tue Jan 20 14:08:26 EST 2009


>> t/Root/Utilities.............................1/50
>> --------------------- WARNING ---------------------
>> MSG: find_exe: Multiple paths to 'gunzip' found. Using first.
>> ---------------------------------------------------
>>
>> $ whereis gunzip
>> gunzip: /bin/gunzip /usr/bin/gunzip /usr/X11R6/bin/gunzip
>> /usr/bin/X11/gunzip
>> $ :-((
>>
>> In my case all the other gzunzips are soflinks to /bin/gunzip.
>
> File this as a bug.  The check should make sure the others are not soft
> links.  Won't be fixed in time for 1.6, though, but I remember this popping
> up sporadically elsewhere.

I got that warning too, and chased it a bit...turns out that locally
we have some directories in PATH more than once.  Maybe that's worth a
warning, maybe not, but if so, it should be a bit more specific.


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