I'm confused. Why would the symlink cause problems for Cuffcompare but not for 
other tools that use symlinks (including Cufflinks and Cuffdiff)?

J.

On Sep 8, 2011, at 1:43 PM, Chorny, Ilya wrote:

> It’s not an issue in the tmp dir but in the job_working_directory. I run most 
> of those other tools with no problems. I don’t think we should make it a 
> requirement across the board and I think we can come up with alternative ways 
> to clean up the job_working_directory. I am hoping that you could add the 
> symlink to the cuffcompare wrapper as it is the only one where the symlink 
> causes me a problem as far as I have tested. We don’t want to have our code 
> base differ to much from galaxy-central.
>  
> Thanks,
>  
> Ilya
>  
>  
> From: Jeremy Goecks [mailto:jeremy.goe...@emory.edu] 
> Sent: Wednesday, September 07, 2011 6:26 PM
> To: Chorny, Ilya
> Cc: galaxy-dev@lists.bx.psu.edu
> Subject: Re: [galaxy-dev] cuffcompare wrapper
>  
> Ilya,
>  
> A search of the Galaxy codebase indicates that thirteen tools use symlinks 
> (e.g. GATK, Sicer, Picard, Cuff*, Bowtie), so the changes required to support 
> this new code are significant. (Changes would also likely be needed for tools 
> in the tool shed.) Also, asking tool wrappers to delete symlinks would be an 
> idiosyncratic requirement as tools assume they have a temporary working 
> directory at their disposal.
>  
> For these reasons, it seems best to have the tool framework clean up symlinks 
> as necessary to support the new code.
>  
> Best,
> J.
>  
> On Sep 7, 2011, at 2:28 PM, Chorny, Ilya wrote:
> 
> 
> Ok, I figured out why you need the symlink.
>  
> Can you add an unlink after the process completes?
> i.e
>  
> for i, arg in enumerate( args ):
>             input_file_name = "./input%i" % ( i+1 )
>             os.unlink(input_file_name)
>  
> From: galaxy-dev-boun...@lists.bx.psu.edu 
> [mailto:galaxy-dev-boun...@lists.bx.psu.edu] On Behalf Of Chorny, Ilya
> Sent: Wednesday, September 07, 2011 9:18 AM
> To: galaxy-dev@lists.bx.psu.edu
> Subject: [galaxy-dev] cuffcompare wrapper
>  
> Hi Jeremy,
>  
> The symlink in the cuffcompare wrapper was causing galaxy to crash because I 
> run as the actual user and have to chmod the job_working directory at the end 
> so Galaxy can clean it up. Turns out is seems like the symlink is not needed. 
> Am I missing something. See below.
>  
> Your code:
> for i, arg in enumerate( args ):
>         input_file_name = "./input%i" % ( i+1 )
>         os.symlink( arg, input_file_name )
>         cmd += "%s " % input_file_name
>  
> My code:
> for i, arg in enumerate( args ):
>         cmd += arg
>  
>        
>  
> Ilya Chorny Ph.D.
> Bioinformatics Scientist I
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