[Bioperl-l] Regarding Bio::Root::Build, was Re: bioperl reorganization
cjfields at illinois.edu
Mon Jul 20 19:02:33 UTC 2009
On Jul 19, 2009, at 11:15 PM, George Hartzell wrote:
> Chris Fields writes:
>> Prior to Module::Build the Makefile.PL we just looked for the
>> dependencies and reported back if they were missing; installation of
>> those modules was left up to the user. [...]
> Chiming here a bit late to say that I really *like* it when we leave
> installing the modules to the user. I'd often rather install them via
> e.g. the FreeBSD ports system instead of system, but how/why would
> BioPerl ever know that?
That's a good point. Leaving it up to the user does make things a lot
The only downside is the onslaught of users who don't know why a
specific module doesn't work. May be the reason this was added in?
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