SRS with compressed EMBL files???

Reinhard Doelz REINHARD.DOELZ at GWA.SANDOZ.COM
Tue Jul 2 05:34:51 EST 1996


Frederic PLEWNIAK wrote:
> I was wondering if anyone has successfully built SRS indices from
> compressed EMBL files (*.dat.Z). I have tried this in embl.sdl but
> it does not seem to work :
> 
> #filetype /ID=%EMBLREF_FILE
>           /single_entries=no
>           /typename="dat.Z" /maxline=90 /exitstr="  "
>           /pipe="zcat %s"

I would expect that the substitutional compression, even if the pipe
concept works, would inhibit a smooth operation. The Entrez data on
CD ROM were lzhuffed. Maybe this could work with gzip? 

Regards
Reinhard




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