On Jan 29, 2013, at 3:59 PM, Guest, Simon wrote:
We have set up our local Galaxy installation to submit jobs by
default through HTCondor, using the drmaa tool runner. We override this on a tool-by-tool
basis in universe_wsgi.ini, to specify certain tools we always want to run locally.
The problem is that EMBOSS tools have a tool id like ‘emboss: infoseq46’, and it’s not
possible to reference a tool with an id containing a colon in the universe_wsgi.ini file
(because colon is the character which separates a configuration item name from its
It seems to me there are two possible solutions:
1. Implement some form of escape character processing in the config file parser (on top
of Python’s ConfigParser) so we can write tool ids in that file like ‘emboss%3a
2. Change all the EMBOSS tools to have ids like ‘emboss-infoseq46’ rather than using a
colon and space.
For now, we are modifying our XML files locally (with a script) to do 2.
Are there any comments from Galaxy developers on which of these solutions they prefer, or
any reason why (2) shouldn’t be incorporated in the Galaxy mainline?
Significant changes to the way that job run parameters are defined will be included in a
future release. In specific, there'll be no more job runner URLs, and parameters will
be specified with a more robust XML language. These changes aren't stable enough to
go out in the next release (scheduled for the end of this week), but they should be in the
one after that.
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