[Bioperl-l] BioPerl install issues

Chris Fields cjfields at illinois.edu
Sat Aug 7 21:19:54 EDT 2010


On Aug 7, 2010, at 4:45 PM, George Hartzell wrote:

> Chris Fields writes:
>> It should work fine.  Even installing from trunk right now works
>> w/o failing tests.  
> 
> As a slight aside, if you're looking to build a current perl binary
> for your mac (e.g. 5.12.1) you should take a look at perlbrew
> (http://search.cpan.org/dist/App-perlbrew/).  The three steps at the
> top of the installation section of the README are all you need to get
> going.  Even a manager can do it.
> 
> If you're using bash on the mac via terminal you'll probably want to
> put the one-liner they prescribe into your .bash_profile instead of
> your .bashrc, but everything else just flows right along.
> 
> Once you have that in place you have a nicely isolated system into
> which you can install things to your hearts content without worrying
> about PERL5LIB and local::lib and the rest.
> 
> g.

Have to second using perlbrew, started using it for my local Ubuntu installation (don't have it running on my macbook yet, but it's in the plans).

chris




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