Help with Phylip

Joe Felsenstein joe at
Mon Apr 5 18:57:13 EST 1999

In article <7eb4oe$cuf at>,
Brigitte Pakendorf  <fb8a044 at> wrote:
>The problem is that although I have an input file called *.inf with the 
>data (sequences) in the correct input format (I hope; I've checked 
>and rechecked against the programme documentations: 1. line 
>only containing the number of OTUs and number of sites, then the 
>sequences, with each OTU-label being 10 spaces long), whenever I 
>try to open up one of the programmes (eg DNADIST, DNAML etc), I 
>get the message "can't read infile".

Try supplying the name of the input file when it says "can't find infile".
That is what it is asking for.

Also, check out our Frequently Asked Questions web page at

where this is question #1.

Joe Felsenstein         joe at
 Dept. of Genetics, Univ. of Washington, Box 357360, Seattle, WA 98195-7360 USA

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