[Bioperl-l] Newbie question: getting latest version and keeping up to date
dan.bolser at gmail.com
Wed Jul 28 06:07:38 EDT 2010
On 24 July 2010 07:47, David B <david.breimann at gmail.com> wrote:
> 1. Is installing from github an alternative to Build.pL/CPAN options?
Yes, see this page:
> 2. Does installing from github simply mean cloning than adding the
> path to PERL5LIB? That's it?
You could do that, or you could apply 'the mantra':
Don't forget to complain about all failed tests to the appropriate maintainers.
> 3. I want to use bp_genbank2gff3.pl for circular genomes and I was
> told I'd better use the developers release of bioperl because only it
> handles circular genomes correctly. Does it mean I need to clone ...-
> dev instead of -live and replace the path accordingly?
AFAICT, bioperl-live is "the developers release". Just don't install
"bioperl-dead" ... that's really, really bad.
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