[Bioperl-l] Bioperl installation problem

Jason Stajich jason at bioperl.org
Sat Jul 18 15:57:49 UTC 2009

I presume this is an osx machine?  You need to have installed the  
developer tools so that make is installed. Without at least make,and  
for some other CPAN modules a C compiler, you can't install modules.


On Jul 16, 2009, at 11:44 PM, Tejashwari Meerupati wrote:

> Hi,
> I want to install the Bioperl  (http://bioperl.open-bio.org/wiki/Installing_Bioperl_for_Unix 
> ) , I followed the instructions as mentioned in the above said link.
> I got an error message as :
> ************************************************************
> Checking installed modules…
> XML::Parser is installed , it will be used by the test suite
> Checking if your kit is complete …
> Looks good
> Writing MakeFile for XML::Simple
> Make :*** No rule to make target ‘make’. Stop.
> /usr/bin/make make – not   OK
> Running make test
> Can’t test without successful make
> Runnings make install
> Make bad returned bad status, install seems impossible
> I cannot install the bioperl on my computer, is there any other  
> alternative way to get it installed??
> Thanks in advance!!
> Regards,
> Tejashwari
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Jason Stajich
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