[Biopython-dev] Something wrong with Martel?

Yair Benita Y.Benita at pharm.uu.nl
Sat Jul 26 04:04:21 EDT 2003

on 26/7/2003 8:32, Greg Tyrelle at greg at tyrelle.net wrote:

> *** Yair Benita wrote:
> |Second, trying to run the same script as Andrew wrote in the Readme
> |(attached), I only get:
> |<?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1"?>
> |
> |Basically nothing is executed after the command: parser.parse(open(File))
> |
> |Is something wrong on my system or something wrong with the Martel code?
> Something in your /etc/passwd file is causing the Martel expression to
> fail. The script fails on my system (OSX) because of comments in the
> passwd file. I have attached a slight modification of the demo script
> that deals with comments.
> Was that the problem ?
> _greg
Yes, that was the problem.
The strange thing is that it does not give any error. The script basically
terminates as if everything is fine.
Yair Benita
Pharmaceutical Proteomics
Utrecht University

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