depot is something we plan on maintaining and providing as a service as long as Galaxy. The cargo-port we will also expand in future (eg to provide dynamic fallback at installation time. It is the right place to put your mira backups (and any other packages you care about in recipes).


On Mon, Aug 8, 2016 at 9:54 AM Peter Cock <> wrote:
On Mon, Aug 8, 2016 at 2:41 PM, Eric Rasche <> wrote:
> Hi Peter,
> The cargo port is the ideal place for this, however it does not support
> manual uploads of files.

Thanks Eric,

You mean

Is that something which might be addressed in future? The use case
is when a previously public file stops working (either temporarily or
permanently), so you can't use the official URL to make the cached

Would it be OK to use a short lived URL like a personal dropbox URL,
and then once cached, update urls.tsv with the original official
(but broken) URL?

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