[Bioperl-l] Package status for 1.5.2

Chris Fields cjfields at uiuc.edu
Tue Sep 26 01:43:46 UTC 2006

You could try Mail::Summary::Tools on CPAN.  I would love to let you  
know it works but I can't get the damned thing to install on Mac.   
It's used for the Perl6 summaries, though, so it works for someone!


On Sep 25, 2006, at 5:26 PM, Sendu Bala wrote:

> Chris Fields wrote:
>>> Sorry, I had forgotten about the Bio::DB::SeqFeature failures on  
>>> Windows
>>> which need to be resolved before an RC is worth releasing. I've  
>>> pushed
>>> back RC1 release date to October 2nd; hopefully we can resolve  
>>> the issue.
>>> It will also give me time to resolve the bioperl-run problems that I
>>> see, so I can do a unified release.
>> I don't think you need to have all of the non-core distributions  
>> ready at
>> the same time, especially if you want to have a few release  
>> candidates for
>> the core before a final one.  I don't see the harm in getting it  
>> out there.
>> Anyway, I have worked out the BioDBSeqFeature_BDB.t issues on  
>> WinXP and have
>> committed a fix;
> Thanks, good stuff. There's no need to rush the release though, and  
> the
> fewer RCs needed the better. So I'll use the week to add an extra coat
> of polish to things.
> If anyone has added anything new to Bioperl since 1.5.1, it would be
> helpful if you documented this at http://www.bioperl.org/wiki/ 
> Change_log
> and also added any necessary documentation for the module to
> http://www.bioperl.org/wiki/Module:Bio::... et al.
> I'm going to have to automate some way of discovering and summarizing
> all the commits since 1.5.1 for every module; if anyone has any
> suggestions I'm all ears.
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Christopher Fields
Postdoctoral Researcher
Lab of Dr. Robert Switzer
Dept of Biochemistry
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

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