[Bioperl-l] Recommendations for BioPerl-related packages to include in Strawberry Perl Professional
rmb32 at cornell.edu
Sun Feb 14 15:21:49 EST 2010
Thank you for doing this Adam, it's very important work.
Is there a similar concept for newbie BioPeople running OS X or perhaps
SSHing into shared unix accounts?
Adam Kennedy wrote:
> Greetings BioPerl'ers
> The Strawberry Perl team is beginning to put together our new (and
> still free) Strawberry Professional distribution.
> Unlike the core product (which has a mandate to be like the Unix Perl,
> and provide the means to install as much of CPAN as possible) the new
> distribution has the goal of pre-installing as many useful, important,
> or essential modules in advance as possible. The aim is to get users
> up and running with simple common tasks quickly, delaying the need to
> navigate the CPAN and the module installation process until after they
> are convinced they can create useful programs.
> As part of this, we plan to include BioPerl and a Perl IDE in the
> default installation, so that BioPeople on Windows can just install a
> single program and then be up and running fast. At the moment,
> Strawberry supports the installation of the BioPerl package with the
> default options (a number of options that add more pieces still fail
> at the present time).
> My question to this list is, what are the packages that are not in the
> default option install of BioPerl that you feel are the most
> important, and the most often needed.
> And are there any complementary packages you would like us to include
> to make life easier for newbie Windows BioPeople?
> Best Regards
> Adam K
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