Hi Ciara,

Galaxy supports compressed files like gz [1] by default.
Keep in mind that large files like yours are not guaranteed to upload
properly, please use other techniques to get your data in galaxy.

For example with FTP:
http://wiki.g2.bx.psu.edu/FTPUpload
 
Hope that helps,
Bjoern

[1] .gz/.gzip, .bz/.bzip, .bz2/.bzip2, zip

> Hi all,
>  
> My colleague tried to upload via filesystem path a file with an
> approximate size of 2GB. It was a compressed file (filename.fq.gz). No
> error was reported, so I thought everything went fine, but when he
> tried running a tool, the uploaded file did not show in the input
> dropdown. But when he tried again, this time using an uncompressed
> file, every thing worked well. Now to my question: by default, can
> Galaxy accept and use compressed files? Or do I have to change
> something in its configuration just to do so?
>  
> Thanks for the help!
>  
> CL
> ___________________________________________________________
> 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/

-- 
Björn Grüning
Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmaceutical Bioinformatics
Hermann-Herder-Strasse 9
D-79104 Freiburg i. Br.

Tel.:  +49 761 203-4872
Fax.:  +49 761 203-97769
E-Mail: bjoern.gruen...@pharmazie.uni-freiburg.de
Web: http://www.pharmaceutical-bioinformatics.org/

___________________________________________________________
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/

Reply via email to