[Bioperl-l] problem installing bioperl on cygwin

Yoram Burak yorambu at kitp.ucsb.edu
Sat Dec 18 17:31:40 EST 2004

I am trying to isntall bioperl on cygwin.

When I run perl -MCPAN -e "install Bundle::BioPerl" it 
works for a while but then exits with an error (see 
below). Help will be highly appreciated.


CPAN: Digest::MD5 loaded OK
LWP not available
Fetching with Net::FTP:ftp:
Checksum for 
Scanning cache /home/yorambu/.cpan/build for sizes
C:\cygwin\bin\perl.exe (3512): *** couldn't release memory
0xDE4000(1032192) for 
alignment, Win32 error 487

      4 [main] perl 1008 sync_with_child: child 
3512(0x628) died before initialization with status code 
  38547 [main] perl 1008 sync_with_child: *** child state 
child loading dlls

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