[Bioperl-l] Errors with Bioperl installation

Sendu Bala bix at sendu.me.uk
Thu May 14 15:36:12 UTC 2009

Scott Cain wrote:
> Hi Assistu,
> Please keep you replies on the mailing list; if you had you'd probably
> had an answer before now.
> First when you type "which make" on the command line, what do you get?
>  If nothing then make and the developer tools are not properly
> installed.  If you get something then the cpan shell may not be
> properly configured to use make.  That can happen if you tried to use
> cpan before you installed make.  To fix that, when you're in the cpan
> shell, type "o conf init" and go through the config again.

If using the Module::Build install method of recent BioPerl versions, 
you don't need 'make' (or the dev tools for Mac OS X). See the install 
instructions that Chris linked.

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