Monday, January 13, 2014

How To Install BioPerl Without Root Privileges

I've seen this question asked and partially answered all around the web. As with anything related to Perl, I'm sure there is more than one way to do it. Here's how I do it with Perl 5.10.1 on CentOS 6.4.

First, install local::lib with bootstrapping method as described here.

Next, put this in your .bashrc so that it's executed every time you log in:

Log out then log back in, then download and install BioPerl, answering "yes" to any question asking you to download and install dependencies when necessary:

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