[Bioperl-l] no blast result

Peter Cock p.j.a.cock at googlemail.com
Mon Sep 12 10:00:30 EDT 2011

On Mon, Sep 12, 2011 at 2:54 PM, Frank Schwach <fs5 at sanger.ac.uk> wrote:
> looks like BLAST is not install on your system. The BioPerl module only
> runs BLAST for you and parses the output but you still need the BLAST
> executables installed on your system. Follow the instructions on the
> NCBI website to download and install BLAST and try running it on the
> commandline with the "blastall" command. If that works then you can run
> it also via BioPerl.
> Frank

Hang on - blastall is from the "legacy" BLAST suite, does
BioPerl still talk to that or the new BLAST+ suite (e.g. binaries
blastn and blastp rather then blastall)?


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