[Bioperl-l] Installing Bioperl on a webserver

Roy Chaudhuri roy.chaudhuri at gmail.com
Tue Jan 10 12:57:41 EST 2012


Hi Michael,

Since you don't have root access, you need to follow the instructions here:

http://www.bioperl.org/wiki/Installing_Bioperl_for_Unix#INSTALLING_BIOPERL_IN_A_PERSONAL_MODULE_AREA

Roy.

On 08/01/2012 12:27, Michael Stoker wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I'm trying to install bioperl on my webserver but i'm facing some difficulties to install it.
> I created on the root of my server this folder /www/perl where I put all the perl modules.
> I followed the online instruction for bioperl :
> -cd /www/perl
>
> -wget http://bioperl.org/DIST/BioPerl-1.6.0.tar.gz
> -tar xzvf BioPerl-1.6.0.tar.gz
>
> -cd BioPerl-1.6.0/
> -perl Build.PL
>
> - ./Build test
> - ./Build install
>
> but i get an error :
> ERROR: Can't create '/usr/local/bin'
> Do not have write permissions on '/usr/local/bin'
>
>
> And I can't modify the permissions on my server.
>
> I need bioperl for blast and gbrowse.
>
> Any advice would be really helpful on how to install bioperl on a webserver and how my blast and gbrowse can find it?
>
> Kind regards.
>
> Michael.
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