[Bioperl-l] Build.PL options?

Sendu Bala bix at sendu.me.uk
Tue Aug 19 08:34:50 UTC 2008

Michael Thon wrote:
> Hi all - I am trying to write a port of bioperl 1.5.2 to enable its 
> installation with the macports system (www.macports.org).  I'm not too 
> familiar with the Build.PL build system - is there any way to disable 
> the dependency resolution that the build script does (i.e. without 
> patching the script)?

How else will you be doing the dependency resolution? If your system 
just installs all dependencies itself beforehand, then dependency 
resolution won't be invoked in Build.PL :)

Otherwise, don't run Build.PL at all (why do you need to?), or have your 
system answer default to all questions:

echo | perl Build.PL

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