[Bioperl-l] bioperl installation on windows

Roy Chaudhuri roy.chaudhuri at gmail.com
Thu Jan 5 14:26:19 EST 2012

Hi John,

You're supposed to type "perl Build.PL" at the command line rather than 
at the cpan prompt. Although that is only if you want to install 
manually - the page you linked to suggests that you follow the 
instructions for installing via CPAN:


On 05/01/2012 18:38, Labrini Tziamourani wrote:
> Hello,
> I tried to install Bioperl in my windows PC(vista) using CPAN
> I followed the instructions of the "
> http://www.bioperl.org/wiki/Installing_Bioperl_on_Windows"
> At the 11 step I have a problem
> When I typed "perl Build.PL"  I took a message that "Unknown shell command
> 'perl'. Type ? for help.
> ".
> cpan>  perl Build.PL
> Unknown shell command 'perl'. Type ? for help.
> How can I solve this problem?
> Any help is very much appreciated.
> Many Thanks,
> John
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