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BioPerl installation

by swetharayapadi (Initiate)
on Feb 15, 2014 at 09:52 UTC ( #1075035=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
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When i try to install BioPerl using CPAN, I am getting the following error. "Too early to specify a build action '1'. Do 'Build 1' instead." Can anyone please help me to solve this issue. For your info: I am using fedora 14 ################## I pasted the error #####################
cpan[2]> i /bioperl/ Bundle Bundle::BioPerl (CRAFFI/Bundle-BioPerl-2.1.8.tar.gz) Distribution BOZO/Fry-Lib-BioPerl-0.15.tar.gz Distribution CDRAUG/Dist-Zilla-PluginBundle-BioPerl-0.20.tar.gz Distribution CJFIELDS/BioPerl-1.6.923.tar.gz Distribution CJFIELDS/BioPerl-DB-1.006900.tar.gz Distribution CJFIELDS/BioPerl-Network-1.006902.tar.gz Distribution CJFIELDS/BioPerl-Run-1.006900.tar.gz Distribution CRAFFI/Bundle-BioPerl-2.1.8.tar.gz Distribution RBUELS/Dist-Zilla-PluginBundle-Bioperl-0.01.tar.gz Module < Bio::Gonzales::Role::BioPerl::Constructor (JWB/Bio-Gonzales- 0.0543.tar.gz) Module < BioPerl (CJFIELDS/BioPerl-1.6.923.tar.gz) Module < Bundle::BioPerl (CRAFFI/Bundle-BioPerl-2.1.8.tar.gz) Module < Dist::Zilla::PluginBundle::BioPerl (CDRAUG/Dist-Zilla-Plugin +Bundle-BioPerl-0.20.tar.gz) Module < Dist::Zilla::PluginBundle::Bioperl (RBUELS/Dist-Zilla-Plugin +Bundle-Bioperl-0.01.tar.gz) Module < Fry::Lib::BioPerl (BOZO/Fry-Lib-BioPerl-0.15.tar.gz) Module < Pod::Weaver::PluginBundle::BioPerl (CDRAUG/Dist-Zilla-Plugin +Bundle-BioPerl-0.20.tar.gz) Author BIOPERLML ("Bioperl-l" <>) 17 items found + + cpan[3]> install CJFIELDS/BioPerl-1.6.923 +.tar.gz Running make for C/CJ/CJFIELDS/BioPerl-1.6.923.tar.gz Checksum for /root/.cpan/sources/authors/id/C/CJ/CJFIELDS/BioPerl-1.6. +923.tar.gz ok Building C/CJ/CJFIELDS/BioPerl-1.6.923.tar.gz Too early to specify a build action '1'. Do 'Build 1' instead. Warning: No success on command[/usr/bin/perl Build.PL 1] CJFIELDS/BioPerl-1.6.923.tar.gz /usr/bin/perl Build.PL 1 -- NOT OK Running Build test Make had some problems, won't test Running Build install Make had some problems, won't install Stopping: 'install' failed for 'C/CJ/CJFIELDS/BioPerl-1.6.923.tar.gz'. Failed during this command: CJFIELDS/BioPerl-1.6.923.tar.gz : writemakefile NO '/usr +/bin/perl Build.PL 1' returned status 512

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Re: BioPerl installation
by moritz (Cardinal) on Feb 15, 2014 at 09:58 UTC

    At the very least you'd have to tell us what command(s) you typed, and more context of the error message.

    Also note that depending on the system you use, there might be easier ways to install things (on Linux via the package manager, on Windows + ActivePerl with ActivePerl's package manager).

Re: BioPerl installation
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