I am trying to add a custom data source to my local galaxy following 
approximatly the methodology described here:

The way I went about it is :

1. Galaxy displays my website in the middle frame with a GET containing an URL 
and a tool_id.

2. The user selects parameters and presses a button which sends a POST request 
at the URL obtained at point 1. This request contains the URL to download the 
file and the tool_id

3. Galaxy does a GET request to the given URL and downloads the file.

For the xml file it is mostly copy-paste from the UCSC main tool except that it 
ends with a get rather than a post.

The communication seems to work, in fact I can see that the data is properly 
written to a dataset_XXX.dat file at database/files/000/ just like UCSC. 
Unfortunately, despite not detecting any error there seems to be an issue as 
the history is never updated to reflect the fact that a file was added.
By comparing the terminal output of UCSC main and my custom data source tool I 
noticed that the difference was the following line which is not present when I 
run my tool: - - [24/Jan/2015:19:17:30 -0400] "GET 
/api/histories/24d84bcf64116fe7/contents HTTP/1.1" 200 - 
""; "Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10_10_1) 
AppleWebKit/600.2.5 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/8.0.2 Safari/600.2.5”

This occurs right after:

galaxy.jobs.handler DEBUG 2015-01-24 19:17:30,330 (110) Dispatching to local 

The request to the history API seems to never occur with my custom tool but I 
cannot figure out why.

Thank you for your help.
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