General error or specific for my setup?

Philippe Alard palard at dec5
Tue Jan 9 10:27:01 EST 1996


Christoph Gartmann (GARTMANN at IMMUNBIO.MPG.DE) wrote:
: we have SRS V4.08 under VAX-VMS, the sequences are in GCG format, the GCG
: databases have been created as "novmsonly". Now I do a 
:    getz -d "[SWISSPROT-ID:cra2_mesau]"
: to view the sequence data. Result: the comment line in the GCG .SEQ-file is
: treated as sequence characters and the sequence itself is truncated. 

: Question: does this happen on other sites? Under Unix, VMS-VAX, VMS-AXP,
: with or without "novmsonly"?

 Yes we have the same problem under Unix. We also run srs v4.08.
In the GCG .seq files most of the nucleic sequences are compressed, this
is marked by 2BIT in the title. All the protein seqences + nucleic
sequences which don't use ATGC are not compressed and marked ASCII.
There is no problem with the compressed sequences but well with the non
compressed.

  Philippe Alard





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