[Bioperl-l] Updated Makefile.PL

Mauricio Herrera Cuadra arareko at campus.iztacala.unam.mx
Sun Oct 22 17:26:37 UTC 2006

Works fine on FreeBSD.


Sendu Bala wrote:
> Hi,
> I've just committed an updated Makefile.PL to HEAD for bioperl-live. 
> Could some people test it on multiple platforms and confirm it is ok 
> (try out the different possible options as well)?
> (NB. in the below, 'pre-reqs' are things the makefile considers optional 
> dependencies)
> Note that some pre-reqs have been removed:
> # DBD::mysql (nothing in Bioperl-live uses it; Bioperl modules may end 
> up requiring it but only after the user makes an explicit choice by 
> typing 'DBD::mysql' in their own code to supply as an option to Bioperl 
> code)
> # File::Temp (standard in 5.6.1)
> This pre-req was wrong:
> # Data::Stag::Writer
> and has been replaced with:
> Data::Stag::XMLWriter
> Also, I note that very many Bioperl modules need IO::String, including 
> Bio::SeqIO, so I'm not sure to what extent we can pretend it is an 
> optional module. I didn't make any change though.
> I don't know if these changes affect the Windows ppm Nathan, or anything 
> else (Bundle?)?
> The INSTALL docs need updating with these new and improved pre-reqs 
> (note that some pre-reqs had wrong/not enough Bioperl modules listed as 
> needing them); does someone want to correct the wiki (based on the new 
> Makefile.PL) and then Chris can re-create the text version?
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arareko at campus.iztacala.unam.mx
Laboratorio de Genética
Unidad de Morfofisiología y Función
Facultad de Estudios Superiores Iztacala, UNAM

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