Your message discusses 2 separate issues:
1. When you install your meme_chip repository from the tool shed, the file named
tool_data_table_conf.xml.sample contained in the repository is copied to the ~/tool-data
directory in the local Galaxy instance. This issue has been corrected in change set
b5ce9451c5d1 which I committed this morning to the galaxy-central repository.
2. When you install your meme_chip repository from the tool shed, the entries defined in
the file named tool_data_table_conf.xml.sample contained in the repository are not entered
into the tool_data_table_conf.xml file in the local Galaxy instance. This issue was
corrected in change set bc5fa254bafc which I committed to the galaxy-central repository
yesterday. With this change set, entries for data tables that are defined in
tool_data_table_conf.xml.sample files included in the tool shed repository will be
automatically added to a new separate file named shed_tool_data_table_conf.xml. This will
ensure that manual edits made to the original tool_data_table_conf.xml file will not be
munged when Galaxy's tool shed repository installation process automatically adds
entries into the file.
Unfortunately both of these fixes have not made it into the Galaxy release that is
currently planned for this week, so they will be available in the release currently
scheduled for 2 weeks from now.
Thanks very much for reporting both of these issues, and sorry for the inconvenience they
may have caused.
Greg Von Kuster
On Nov 7, 2012, at 8:19 PM, Derrick Lin wrote:
It's actually in related to a new galaxy shed tool we developed
called meme-chip, we uploaded it to the main Tool Shed site.
We provided tool_data_table_conf.xml.sample and xxx.loc.sample along with the tool.
After the installation, the loc file has been populated automatically, but the entry
inside tool_data_table_conf.xml.sample didn't get populated.
Although it can be fixed easily by adding entries to the runtime tool_data_table_conf.xml
manually, it's good to know if it's the right way or we are missing something in
the shed tool repos.
On Thu, Nov 8, 2012 at 10:20 AM, Derrick Lin <klin938(a)gmail.com> wrote:
After installing the BWA from the Tools Shed, I find there is a new
tool_data_table_conf.xml got created under tool-data directory. The file contains the
entries of BWA's loc files.
I believe the installed BWA still relies on the tool_data_table_conf.xml under galaxy
root dir. Anyone can clarify what the one under tool-data dir is for?
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