Hi Ross,
             I think I need to clarify. I have a file in 

Under the "Upload files from filesystem paths", In the "path to upload" window 
I paste "/home/galaxy/data-test". This then puts the "somefile.txt" in the 
/home/galaxy/galaxy-dist/database/files/000 directory. However, I elected to 
keep the directory structure. I can see this if I navigate through the "shared 
data" tab but where is this information stored under the galaxt-dist structure. 
As my application needs to have the directory structure kept, so need to access 
it from the xml/command line

I thought it might have been something like: 
But this is not the case rather  
/home/galaxy/galaxy-dist/database/files/000/dataset_id.dat. i.e. no directory 
structure. So how can I access this information from the xml files in the tools 

From: Ross [ross.laza...@gmail.com]
Sent: Wednesday, January 02, 2013 4:43 PM
To: Burdett, Neil (ICT Centre, Herston - RBWH)
Cc: galaxy-user
Subject: Re: [galaxy-user] Upload files from filesystem paths

Try importing those library files to the history where you want them - browse 
the Galaxy 'shared data' tab to where you uploaded them.

On Wed, Jan 2, 2013 at 11:39 AM, 
<neil.burd...@csiro.au<mailto:neil.burd...@csiro.au>> wrote:
   I have a local galaxy installation.

I've created a data library, selected "Upload files from filesystem paths", 
pasted a path in the "path to upload" window, and I've selected to preserve the 
directory structure". And the files get imported.

How do I now access these files from my application? I don't want to import 
them into the history as then they lose the directory structure. I can't see 
where they are physically under the galaxy-dist structure

Thanks for any help


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