[InterMine Dev] Unable to build DataDownloader

Julie Sullivan julie at flymine.org
Wed Oct 31 12:51:17 GMT 2012


Hi James

Which files are you trying to download? I'm not good at getting Perl to behave - 
this doesn't work on my machine either. but I can tell you how to get the files 
manually, if that's any help!

Julie

On 30/10/12 12:47, James Blackshaw wrote:
> Hi,
>
> We've installed the prerequisites for DataDownloaded and it says they're
> installed when I run Build installdeps, but I now get this error message when I
> try to buld DataDownloader. What do I need to install now?
>
> ERROR: Missing required field 'dist_abstract' for metafile
> Could not get valid metadata. Error is: Invalid metadata structure. Errors:
> Missing mandatory field, 'abstract' (abstract) [Validation: 1.4], value is an
> undefined string (abstract) [Validation: 1.4]
> at /usr/share/perl/5.14/Module/Build/Base.pm line 4559.
>
> Could not create MYMETA files
> Creating new 'Build' script for 'DataDownloader' version 'v0.0.1'
>
>
> -James
>
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