DbWatcher errors ?

Crepineau florent crepinau at sb-roscoff.fr
Fri Mar 10 04:17:12 EST 2000


   Hello,

Nirav,
we are having the same problem. I contacted the author who told me he is
working on a new version which should be compatible with the new blast
service.

Greg,
It was pretty difficult to have it running here, mostly because of the
NCBI tool box which was flawed.

Regards

Florent

In article <8a9m3g$pka$1 at franklin.ljcrf.edu>,
greg at franklin.burnham-inst.org (Dr. Greg Quinn) wrote:

  > Nirav;
  > You've gotten further than me; I haven't been able to get DBWatcher to 
  > run for a few years using the network blast client; (when it was up, 
  > it was working like a champ though).
  > 
  > FIY, at a meeting here in La Jolla, Susan Chacko from NIH presented a poster
  > on an NIH in-house system called WHALES (sp?), which does alerts for 
  > both sequence searches and references too. I believe that once she hacks 
  > the code for more general use, she'll make the code (not the service!) 
  > available for others to use; I'll give you further info if interested.
  > 
  > Nirav Merchant (nirav at arl.arizona.edu_no_spam) wrote:
  > : Greetings,
  > :  Lately the dbwatcher program
  > : [http://www-igbmc.u-strasbg.fr/BioInfo/LocalDoc/DBWatcher/] has been
  > : complaining about blast2 services at NCBI.
  > : I tried to contact the author ..but no response ...has any one
  > : encountered this problem
  > : 
  > : Any suggestions ? [ I did recompile the program with the new ncbi tool
  > : kit ..with no luck, the program had been running fine for a while]
  > : 
  > : Thanks,
  > : Nirav
  > : 
  > : Job 'new' :
  > :  'blastn' on database 'NCBI:nr'
  > :  with parameters ''
  > :  Results with P < 1.00E-03 sent to nirav
  > : [NULL_Caption] FATAL ERROR: NI_ServiceGet [service is unavailable]
  > : (blast2)
  > : 
  > : 
  > 
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