[Bioperl-l] installing bioperl for mac

Chris Fields cjfields at illinois.edu
Mon Jan 18 21:20:31 EST 2010


On Jan 18, 2010, at 6:46 PM, Omar Cornejo wrote:

> Dear People,
>  I have tried to install Bioperl in my new Mac Book, which carries
> the latest perl distribution (5.10.0) and for some reason I can't
> (using fink) make it recognize this version or perl.
>  I have tried:
> fink install bioperl-pm510
> fink install bioperl-pm5100
> 
> but neither one works.  Is it fine installing bioperl for perl v 5.9?
> 
> thank you,
> Omar Cornejo

fink doesn't have a package for perl 5.10.  You can install it using CPAN, however (it's pure perl), or use other UNIX-y options.  See the UNIX installation instructions on the wiki:

http://www.bioperl.org/wiki/Installing_Bioperl_for_Unix

chris


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