The BWA tool in NGS mapping does just what you want, just for inputs. The
general idea is to use a <conditional> element and define your extra output in
a <when> block.
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[mailto:galaxy-dev-boun...@lists.bx.psu.edu] On Behalf Of Nikhil Joshi
Sent: Friday, August 26, 2011 3:57 PM
Subject: [galaxy-dev] outputting different numbers of files based on variables?
Is it possible to output a different number of files based on variables that
the use has chosen? I have a program that will output different numbers of
files based upon the input data. So, for example, if the user wants to use a
single-end fastq file, the program outputs only one file, however, if the user
chooses paired-end fastq files, it outputs three files. Is there any way to
get that to work in just one tool? I could make separate tools for single vs.
paired end, but I'd rather not.
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