[Bioperl-l] failed install Bioperl on linux

Sendu Bala bix at sendu.me.uk
Mon Sep 18 06:43:08 UTC 2006

zchou at cau.edu.cn wrote:
> Hello, manager,
> I install bioperl from internet by using CPAN or download
> Bioperl-run-1.5.1.tar.gz into my local pc, however, all these methods
> falied. 
> It seems that the seem error occured. How can I deal with it?
> (1) Local machine, I use 'root' to install
> RH9 make: Nothing to be done for `Makefile.PL'.
> (2) Network
> Checking if your kit is complete...
> Looks good
> Writing Makefile for Bio
> make: *** No rule to make target `perl1'.  Stop.
>   /usr/bin/make perl1 -- NOT OK
> Running make test
>   Can't test without successful make
> Running make install
>   make had returned bad status, install seems impossible

You need to say
perl Makefile.PL
to generate the make file, then
make test
make install

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