Fields, Christopher J | 13 Feb 22:04 2013

Re: Next BioPerl release

On Feb 13, 2013, at 1:44 PM, Leon Timmermans <l.m.timmermans <at> students.uu.nl> wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 7:05 PM, Fields, Christopher J
> <cjfields <at> illinois.edu> wrote:
>> We can work on a bioperl-run release.  It's too much to handle both in one go.  The problem I have faced with
bioperl-run in the past is similar to bioperl-live, that the tools used are a moving target and that makes
the wrappers easily out-of-date.  I would really like a more flexible generic way of defining these that
would allow for easier maintenance.
> 
> Also, bioperl-run needs to be cut into smaller distributions even more
> than bioperl-live. Few people if anyone at all has all tools it tries
> to wrap at hand, so its almost impossible to pass its testing suite.
> 
> We need dists that can realistically pass.
> 
> Leon

Yup.  It's a mess.

chris

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