[Biojava-l] Intsall Problems

Orion Hunter orion2480 at hotmail.com
Fri Feb 27 16:11:47 EST 2004

In case it makes a difference, I forgot to mention that I am using 
j2sdk1.5.0beta on an Intel based RedHat  9.1 machine.


p.s. Sorry for the "intsall" mispell

>From: "Orion Hunter" <orion2480 at hotmail.com>
>To: biojava-l at biojava.org
>Subject: [Biojava-l] Intsall Problems
>Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2004 20:39:21 +0000
>I am trying to install biojava.  I d/l biojava1.3.1, unziped and untarred 
>it.  I installed ANT, but I am confused.  It specifies to execute ANT from 
>the "biojava-live" directory, but I cannot find this directory, nor any 
>build.xml files anywhere.
>So, then I try to download the jar file.  I download all three required 
>files (biojava.jar, bytecode.jar, and xerces.jar).  I add them to my 
>classpath (and have confirmed that the classpath is correct and is 
>remembered by the machine in my env).
>So, with a set of jars, I decided to try out the demo.  Following the 
>instructions on the website (in the "getting started" section), I cd to the 
>demos/, and type the following:
>/home/user/biojava/>javac seq/TestEmbl.java
>I get a whole slew of errors, of which all look like they have to do with 
>the fact that it can't find the packages in org.biojava.bio, etc.  Now, I 
>can see this package structure in
>/home/user/biojava/main/org/biojava/bio, etc.
>And I was trying to execute from /home/user/biojava/demos
>So, why can't it find the packages?  I'm not new to java, but it's been a 
>long time since I've had to deal with packages, and I can't recall how to 
>make biojava see where the packages are located.  Any suggestions?
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