ReadSeq Bug

Jan Filip Hellings (staff) J.F.hellings at amc.uva.nl
Fri Apr 4 07:22:52 EST 1997


Michael Yasayko wrote:
> 
> I've discovered a potentially fatal bug in the Feb 1 1993 release of
> "ReadSeq".  ReadSeq, authored by Don Gilbert of Indiana University,
> conveniently converts between most of the major sequence file types that
> people have developed over the years.  ReadSeq is available at:
> 
>   ftp://ftp.bio.indiana.edu/molbio/readseq/
With Readseq I couldn't read files of raw format with only one line
so I changed the code a little. I hope it won't affect any other
functionality.
---cut here for the patch file----------------
*** ureadseq.c.orig     Fri Apr  4 13:27:19 1997
--- ureadseq.c  Fri Apr  4 14:09:30 1997
*************** short seqFileFormatFp(
*** 1330,1336 ****
        else if (foundFitch) format= kFitch;
            /* no format chars: */
        else if (otherlines > 0) format= kUnknown;
!       else if (dnalines > 1) format= kPlain;
        else if (aminolines > 1) format= kPlain;
        else format= kUnknown;
  
--- 1330,1336 ----
        else if (foundFitch) format= kFitch;
            /* no format chars: */
        else if (otherlines > 0) format= kUnknown;
!       else if (dnalines >= 1) format= kPlain;
        else if (aminolines > 1) format= kPlain;
        else format= kUnknown;
  

----------cut--------------------------------------
save this file and run:
patch < patchfile
make all
  
Yours
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