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On Thu, Dec 8, 2016 at 11:35 AM, Peter Cock <> wrote:
> Hello all,
> I have updated the NCBI BLAST+ wrappers on the Test Tool Shed,
> the wrapper is now at v0.2.00:
> The main changes is this now depends on BLAST+ 2.5.0, and that is
> available via either BioConda or the Tool Shed:
> In order for the dependency to work smoothly on both BioConda
> and the Tool Shed system, we have changed the package name
> from "blast+" to just "blast". Given the NCBI stopped updated the
> original "legacy" BLAST some time ago, when combined with the
> version number this is no longer ambiguous.
> Jumping from using BLAST+ 2.2.31 to using BLAST+ 2.5.0
> required updating lots of the test files for NCBI changes, including
> dropping the GI numbers in many outputs, expanding the percentage
> identity field from 2dp to 3dp, and also changing how -parse_deflines
> works with tabular output.
> The wrappers (deliberately) do not yet offer any new functionality
> added in the recent NCBI BLAST+ updates, in particular BLAST
> XML v2 is not yet available as an output with a datatype in Galaxy.
> At this point I would welcome feedback from those of you using the
> BLAST+ wrappers - including if you were able to install this with the
> dependencies from BioConda or the traditional Tool Shed packages.
> Once I'm confident that this is all OK, I will update the main Tool Shed
> (and think about adding new functionality in 2017).
> Thank you all,
> Peter
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