[Bioperl-l] failed install Bioperl on linux

skirov skirov at utk.edu
Mon Sep 18 17:39:34 UTC 2006

>===== Original Message From Chris Fields <cjfields at uiuc.edu> =====
>> Hello, manager,
>Why do I feel like I work at MacDonald's?
>> 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.
>Bioperl == Core package
>Bioperl != Run package (aka bioperl-run)
>Very different packages!
>> 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'.

You have run 
make Makefile.PL
which is wrong.

Do (as the docs state)
perl Makefile.PL
make install

as easy as that.


>> (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
>> Thanks a lot,
>> Zhuocheng
>Sendu covers this one.
>Good luck!
>Christopher Fields
>Postdoctoral Researcher - Switzer Lab
>Dept. of Biochemistry
>University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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