[Bioperl-l] Installation on OS X Lion

Chris Fields cjfields at illinois.edu
Tue Aug 23 20:14:49 EDT 2011

Try installing the latest version from CPAN; this bypasses the Bio::ASN1::EntrezGene req.  DBD::mysql is only needed if you intend on using modules requiring that functionality.


On Aug 23, 2011, at 3:11 PM, Miguel A. Amat wrote:

> I am trying to install bioperl on mac os x 10.7 but ran into problems with the dependency packages Bio::ASN1::EntrezGene and DBD::mysql.
> I am running the latest version of CPAN and perl -v 5.12.3 and the BioPerl-1.6.1 package.  The installation was being conducted interactively through via the "perl Build.PL" command.   
> Can you provide some help, or suggest an alternative way of installing BioPerl?
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