[Bioperl-l] help!

Fields, Christopher J cjfields at illinois.edu
Tue Feb 7 21:25:12 EST 2012

On Feb 7, 2012, at 5:33 PM, Dave Messina wrote:

> Ah right, that's a good point. Well, don't I feel like the asshole. :)

Nah.  It's something we've done for quite a while, but we probably should adopt something that works better in the long run.

> Once local::lib and cpanm are installed, it's possible to run cpanm on the tarball downloaded from github, right?
> i.e.
> cpanm bioperl-live-bioperl-release-1-5-1-rc4-4318-g342e587.zip
> And that should take care of dependencies, then, correct?

Yep.  One can install from a URL as well:

cpanm http://example.org/LDS/CGI.pm-3.20.tar.gz

> either by simply documenting this or by getting a script up and running for them.  This will resolve down-stream problems (for instance, if the distribution is split up).
> Agreed, that's a great idea.
> Best,
> Dave


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