[Bioperl-l] Bioperl not available from bioperl.org/DIST through package manager???

joris meys jorismeys at gmail.com
Sat Oct 17 11:35:03 EDT 2009

 I found the problem. Refreshing, removing and readding the
repository, and even a complete reboot of the computer doesn't help.
Yet, It works when specifying :

BioPerl-Regular Releases : http://bioperl.org/DIST/package.xml
as a repository.

I think this should be adjusted on the installation page in the WIKI.


On Sat, Oct 17, 2009 at 3:47 PM, joris meys <jorismeys at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear all,
> I have to update my version of bioperl, but my package manager doesn't
> seem to find it. I have following repositories in my list :
> ActiveState Package Repository :
> http://ppm4.activestate.com/MSWin32-x86/5.10/1004/package.xml (11.456
> packages)
> BioPerl-Release Candidates : http://bioperl.org/DIST/RC (3 packages)
> BioPerl-Regular Releases : http://bioperl.org/DIST (0 packages)  -->
> how so, 0 packages???
> CHecked the site, and the ppd file for BioPerl is there. Yet, somehow
> the package manager says it's not. Anybody a clue as to what is wrong
> here?
> Working with ActiveState Perl 5.10.0
> Cheers
> Joris

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