[Bioperl-l] Suggestion for Bio::PopGen::Statistics

Fields, Christopher J cjfields at illinois.edu
Mon Nov 14 12:03:04 EST 2011


Have you tried the latest CPAN release (we're at 1.006901).


On Nov 13, 2011, at 8:42 AM, Cheng-Ruei Lee wrote:

> Hi all,
>    Bioperl version: 1.006
>    Here are two error messages when I'm using this module to calculate Fu & Li's statistics:
> Illegal division by zero at (the Statistics.pm file) line 359
> Illegal division by zero at (the Statistics.pm file) line 376
>    A further tracking down shows that the first error happens when $n (sample size in the ingroup) equals 1 or 2, and the second error happens when $n equals 3. This is not really a bug though. I would suggest either in the original code, do a checking before the calculation (and skip the current calculation when $n == 1, 2, or 3 - rather than let the whole program die), or add a few lines of notes in the CPAN page.
> Sincerely,
> Cheng-Ruei Lee
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