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Installing EMBOSS on FreeBSD

A FreeBSD EMBOSS package has been created by Johann Visagie of Electric Genetics. This will be distributed on the installation CD's and through the normal distribution channels from FreeBSD version 4.2 onwards.

For the FreeBSD user with an up-to-date ports tree2.3, installing EMBOSS reduces to two simple commands (as root):

# cd /usr/ports/biology/emboss
# make install

The FreeBSD specific parts of the port are that

is included with the other configuration files under
, and the EMBOSS documentation is installed in
instead of the default location. For further information on installation under FreeBSD you are referred to the Resources chapter.

Peter Rice 2007-04-26