There is apparently a persistent problem with samtools which normally lives at /usr/bin/samtools. I encountered a similar problem in Python when uploading BAM files.
I did not resolve the problem. I hacked for a while on binary.py in a lib/ subdirectory and used os.system to send myself mail describing the effective path at various points, and I added a missing logging.basicConfig() statement and scattered some log.WARNING statements strategically. All this told me nothing. So I made a few symlinks to samtools. The one that got things working was ln -s /usr/bin/samtools /home/galaxy/bin/samtools so--worked around but not resolved. Michael On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 12:15 PM, zhengqiu cai <caizhq2...@yahoo.com.cn>wrote: > Hi All, > > I submitted a job to convert sam to bam, and the job was running forever > without outputing the result. I then checked the log, and it read: > Traceback (most recent call last): > File "/mnt/galaxyTools/galaxy-dist/lib/galaxy/jobs/runners/drmaa.py", > line 336, in finish_job > drm_job_state.job_wrapper.finish( stdout, stderr ) > File "/mnt/galaxyTools/galaxy-dist/lib/galaxy/jobs/__init__.py", line > 637, in finish > dataset.set_meta( overwrite = False ) > File "/mnt/galaxyTools/galaxy-dist/lib/galaxy/model/__init__.py", line > 875, in set_meta > return self.datatype.set_meta( self, **kwd ) > File "/mnt/galaxyTools/galaxy-dist/lib/galaxy/datatypes/binary.py", line > 179, in set_meta > raise Exception, "Error Setting BAM Metadata: %s" % stderr > Exception: Error Setting BAM Metadata: /bin/sh: samtools: not found > > It means that the samtools is not in the PATH. I tried to set the PATH in > a couple of methods according the Galaxy documentation: > 1. put the path in the env.sh in the tool directory and symbolink default > to the tool directory, e.g. default -> > =/mnt/galaxyTools/tools/samtools/0.1.18 > 2. put -v PATH=/mnt/galaxyTools/tools/samtools/0.1.18 in ~/.sge_request > 3. put -v PATH=/mnt/galaxyTools/tools/samtools/0.1.18 in /path/sge_request > > none of them worked, and I got the above same problem. > > Then I checked the job log file in the job_working_directory, and it read: > Samtools Version: 0.1.18 (r982:295) > SAM file converted to BAM > > which shows that sge knows the PATH of samtools. To double check it, I > added samtools index to Galaxy, and it worked well. I am very confused why > SGE knows the tool path but cannot run the job correctly. > > The system I am using is ubuntu on EC2. I checked out the code from > galaxy-dist on bitbucket. Other tools such as bwa and bowtie worked well > using the same setting method(put env.sh in the tools directory to set the > tool path) > > Thank you very much for any help or hints. > > Cai > > ___________________________________________________________ > Please keep all replies on the list by using "reply all" > in your mail client. To manage your subscriptions to this > and other Galaxy lists, please use the interface at: > > http://lists.bx.psu.edu/ >
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