[Bioperl-l] [ANNOUNCEMENT] BioPerl 1.6 RC4
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Thu Jan 22 23:37:57 EST 2009
All tests successful.
Files=318, Tests=18786, 428 wallclock secs ( 3.06 usr 1.80 sys +
121.07 cusr 17.74 csys = 143.67 CPU)
abi.t, pln.t, etc. passed after I installed io_lib-1.8.12 and bioperl-
ext from SVN.
On Jan 21, 2009, at 11:39 PM, Chris Fields wrote:
> I would like to announce that the fourth release candidate for
> BioPerl 1.6 is now available for testing. This RC was necessary in
> order to fix several tests with Windows ActivePerl. Barring any
> problems this should represent the final release and should be
> tagged as such this weekend.
> A quick (and hopefully final) note on versioning: due to issues with
> alpha numbered versions on CPAN possibly overwriting or taking
> precedence over a stable release, this release candidate has a
> VERSION of 1.005009_004 (or 1.005009004). This will be switched to
> 1.006000 (no alpha) once the release is final.
> The RC has been uploaded to CPAN and should be available soon under
> authorname CJFIELDS. It can also be found here:
> In the meantime, the release candidates can be directly downloaded
> Signature file:
> Again, just to note we will be releasing bioperl-run, bioperl-db,
> bioperl-network, and others separately once the final 1.6 release is
> complete. These will likely go through a (much more abbreviated)
> release candidate cycle depending on any problems that arise.
> Please feel free to report issues with testing, installation, etc.
> on the mail list and on this page:
> Since the last release:
> 1) A preliminary ActiveState PPM is available and is located in the
> BioPerl Release Candidate repository (the directions for
> installation: http://www.bioperl.org/wiki/Installing_Bioperl_on_Windows)
> . However, a few 'required' PPM modules are not currently available
> for perl 5.10, particularly GraphViz and XML-SAX-Writer. We will
> attempt adding the necessary PPMs to the BioPerl PPM directory
> soon. In the meantime, we can specifically remove those
> requirements for BioPerl PPM installation if no one objects; the
> modules affected would be Bio::SeqIO::tigrxml (XML-SAX-Writer) and
> Bio::PhyloNetwork::GraphViz (GraphViz).
> 2) Several failures for tests have been corrected. If any
> additional system-dependent failures occur they will be fixed in a
> 1.6 point release at a later time.
> 3) Bio::DB::SeqFeature::Store::DBI::Pg has been removed from the
> 1.6.0 release due to failing tests but may appear in a future 1.6
> release once the code stabilizes.
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