[Bioperl-l] bioperl wiki oddity for 'installing bioperl in unix'

Chris Fields cjfields at illinois.edu
Fri Jul 23 12:57:05 EDT 2010


On Jul 23, 2010, at 11:52 AM, Pablo Marin-Garcia wrote:

> On Fri, 23 Jul 2010, Dave Messina wrote:
> 
>> Thanks for that addition to the wiki, Pablo! Much appreciated.
>> 
>> I did not know about local::lib.
>> 
> 
> [This is a bit off-topic but probably useful for core developers]
> Then probably you don't know about
> 
> App::perlbrew
> 
> Very useful when you want to test your api in different perl versions, or now that perl is releasing new versions more frequently you can test the latest one, easily.
...

yes, just started using this myself.

Re: local::lib, I don't use it much, but I have found perl 5.12 is a bit easier when installing modules locally.  In fact, will probably install perl and modules locally from now on instead of going through the hassle of dealing with sysadmins. 

chris


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