cpan install Bio::PrimerDesigner

I am trying to install Bio::PrimerDesigner on ubuntu 18.0 but getting this error. “/usr/bin/perl Build.PL –installdirs site — NOT OK”. The detail logs are also mentioned below.

Thanks in advance.


sudo cpan install Bio::PrimerDesigner

Loading internal logger. Log::Log4perl recommended for better logging

Reading ‘/root/.cpan/Metadata’

Database was generated on Tue, 19 Oct 2021 02:41:03 GMT

Running install for module ‘Bio::PrimerDesigner’

Checksum for /root/.cpan/sources/authors/id/S/SM/SMCKAY/Bio-PrimerDesigner-0.07.tar.gz ok

Configuring S/SM/SMCKAY/Bio-PrimerDesigner-0.07.tar.gz with Build.PL

Unknown option: installdirs

Too early to specify a build action ‘site’. Do ‘Build site’ instead.

Warning: No success on command[/usr/bin/perl Build.PL –installdirs site]


/usr/bin/perl Build.PL –installdirs site — NOT OK

Could not read metadata file. Falling back to other methods to determine prerequisites

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