[Bioperl-l] bioperl on windows

Jason Stajich jason@cgt.mc.duke.edu
Thu, 21 Feb 2002 08:18:46 -0500 (EST)

Entirely dependent on how you write your perl.  But yes you should expect
full compatibility if you write vanilla perl code or are careful about the
components that use system resources.

Places to watch out -

Files (use File::Spec->catfile to construct file paths not '/')
External programs ( can't be expected to work unless programs are
                    identical on both platforms, ala grep).
Indexes - Berkeley DB (Bio::Index:: modules) has some trouble if the
          latest DB_File.pm module is not installed on the Windows

On Thu, 21 Feb 2002, Fabien.COUTELLIER wrote:

> I m no bioperl member but I m designing an application using bioperl.
> I work on Sun Solaris operating system  but it would be gratefull if it
> could run on Windows 98 or 2000.
> My question is : can I expect a full compatibility with Windows and if
> not, is there any issue to make it compatible.
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Jason Stajich
Duke University