[Bioperl-l] Re:StandAloneBlast troubles
Thu, 23 Aug 2001 14:36:54 +1200
I also tried to use standaloneblast on windows98 and it didn't work. I set
the BLASTDIR to the right place, and it still comes out with the "Blast
program not found or not executable" warning. So I went hacking, it seems to
be having a problem with this statement:
return (-e Bio::Root::IO->catfile($BLASTDIR, 'blastall'));
but makes it through if you get it to check if blastall is there like this:
return (-e $BLASTDIR, 'blastall');
I tried installing File::Spec to overcome this, but it didn't help.
Then there seems to be a problem in that it doesn't write the "blast.report"
file. At this point I decided that it would probably be quicker to check
with the list to see if anyone has actually got standaloneblast.pm to work
on windows. Anyone got it working on windows?
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