[Bioperl-l] Installing BioPerl on New mac 10.6.4

Bill Stephens grapeguy at gmail.com
Sat Oct 16 15:46:32 EDT 2010


Matt,

I just installed on OSX 10.6.3.  Definitely use sudo to perform the install.

I actually used the PPM install.  I used this command to start PPM: sudo
perl -MCPAN -e shell

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

Thanks,
Bill S.
Dept. of Biomedical Informatics
Ohio State University

On Fri, Oct 15, 2010 at 11:41 PM, Scott Cain <scott at scottcain.net> wrote:

> Hi Matt,
>
> Usually, when ./Build install fails to create a directory or file it
> is because the user that executed the script didn't have permission to
> perform that action.  Did you use "sudo" when you executed the install
> command?
>
> Scott
>
>
> On Fri, Oct 15, 2010 at 4:59 PM, Matt Estep <mcestep at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi
> >
> > When running the ./build install script I get an error because it can
> > not make a directory in /usr/local/share/man/man3  I looked around a
> > bit and I have a file titled /usr/share/man/man3. I am guessing the
> > script does not know how to skip the local bit of the first line.
> >
> > Can you tell me how to run the script so that it will make the file in
> > the right place. I am guessing the file struture of the new mac is a
> > little different.
> >
> > Thanks in advance for any help.
> >
> > Matt
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