[Bioperl-l] From EBI support re WU-Blast SOAP service

Niels Larsen niels at genomics.dk
Thu Oct 19 15:16:37 UTC 2006

Sendu Bala wrote:
>> I invoked the EBI script
>> http://www.ebi.ac.uk/Tools/webservices/downloads/WSWUBlastSOAPLite.zip
>> like this
>> WSWUBlastClient.pl -p blastn -D embl test.fasta
>> where the content of test.fasta is below, and got
>> Can't find method element in the message at 
>> /ebi/extserv/bin/perl-5.8.3/lib/site_perl/5.8.3/SOAP/Lite.pm line 2311.
> As you admit, this is not a Bioperl issue. I would suggest you contact 
> EBI support.

To use EBI's WU-blast SOAP interface from perl, EBI support
says it one must use SOAP::Lite v 0.60 (no later version)
and include '--email you.example.com' on the command line.
This is neither evident from their web pages or the script
usage statement, but they promised to fix.


Niels Larsen
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