[Bioperl-l] Installation of bioperl on Ubuntu
edwardsa at cs.man.ac.uk
Thu Oct 28 16:52:58 EDT 2010
I'm new to Perl and linux and I think I may have messed up my
installation of Bioperl.
I followed the instructions on this page verbatim
command failed and I noticed a lot of modules were missing from the
output of the test. I then used CPAN to install these modules. One of
them was Bio::FeatureIO. When I installed this it seemed to be
installing lots of BioPerl 1.6.1 files. However when i downloaded the
bioperl as instructed here
wget -N http://bioperl.org/DIST/current_core_unstable.tar.bz2
the version that I got was 1.5.2_102
I am confused by the presence of 2 different version numbers and don't
know how to proceed. It looks as if I have installed a lot of BioPerl
1.6.1 and if i carry on with the make test/install instructions from the
website I will then install version 1.5.
When i looked at the files installed in the Bio folder in my perl
libraries there were 88 files and the only files missing compared to my
other BioPerl installations were:
I looked at some of the modules to try and see which version they were
but they all had different version numbers. I think I have inadvertently
used CPAN to install 1.6.1. What do you think?
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