[Bioperl-l] [ANNOUNCEMENT] BioPerl 1.6 RC4
cjfields at illinois.edu
Fri Jan 23 10:19:37 EST 2009
So far with CPAN Testers we only have one fail (IP35-irix-64int). I
think we'll have the final release very soon.
On Jan 22, 2009, at 10:37 PM, Brian Osborne wrote:
> 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)
> Result: PASS
> 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
>> 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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