On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 4:41 PM, Pierre Pericard <pierre.peric...@sb-roscoff.fr> wrote: > Hi all, > > We've just added some new tools based on R scripts to our local Galaxy > instance. > > Most of these tools need to work at the root of the directory containing the > input files (up to hundreds of XML files) spread among two or more > sub-directories. The directory structure need to be kept since the R tools > recursively search for files and use the subdirectories names as classes. > > To solve this problem we added a "dummy" datatype to our instance so we can > upload the input directory as a zip file without Galaxy decompressing it.
Have you looked at a composite datatype instead, where the files are stored on disk decompressed? http://wiki.galaxyproject.org/Admin/Datatypes/Composite%20Datatypes Peter ___________________________________________________________ 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/