[Bioperl-l] installing bioperl for mac

Scott Cain scott at scottcain.net
Mon Jan 18 22:41:43 EST 2010

But make sure you have the developers tools installed before the first
time you run the cpan shell; it will make your life easier.


On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 9:20 PM, Chris Fields <cjfields at illinois.edu> wrote:
> 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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Scott Cain, Ph. D.                                   scott at scottcain dot net
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