[Bioperl-l] render_blast problem

Chris Fields cjfields at illinois.edu
Tue Nov 3 12:19:56 EST 2009


On Nov 3, 2009, at 9:45 AM, Peter wrote:

> ...
> Did you do this step?:
>>> Important!  If you are on a Windows platform, you need to put
>>> STDOUT into binary mode so that the PNG file does not go
>>> through Window's carriage return/linefeed transformations.
>>> Before the final print statement, put the statement
>>> binmode(STDOUT). This advice also applies to certain older
>>> versions of RedHat, which ship with a patched (and possibly
>>> broken) version of Perl.
>
> (BioPerl devs - couldn't that be added to the default
> render_blast1.pl script with an if statement checking for
> Windows?)
>
> Peter

Yes, that should be added.  I'll work on it.

chris


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