[EMBOSS] EMBOSS-Explorer Follow-up
golharam at umdnj.edu
Mon Sep 11 16:28:30 UTC 2006
So I stepped through the code for tfm and it looks like it initially
looks in /usr/share/EMBOSS/doc/programs/html. So 'make install' is
putting the html docs in /usr/share/EMBOSS/doc/html/emboss/apps/... But
why? Was this an inadvertant change?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ryan Golhar [mailto:golharam at umdnj.edu]
> Sent: Monday, September 11, 2006 11:38 AM
> To: 'emboss at emboss.open-bio.org'
> Subject: EMBOSS-Explorer
> Does anyone know how to get a hold of Luke McCarthy? The
> email address I have for him is getting bounced back and he
> hasn't responded to his sourceforge email.
> Since I'm on the topic...I have two problems with
> EMBOSS-Explorer and EMBOSS 4.0.0:
> 1. EMBOSS-Explorer uses the path of
> /usr/share/EMBOSS/doc/programs/html, however EMBOSS html docs
> are installed in /usr/share/EMBOSS/doc/html/emboss. The
> EMBASSY docs are in /usr/share/EMBOSS/doc/html/embassy.
> This seems to be completely different than where the text
> documents are installed, /usr/share/EMBOSS/doc/programs/txt.
> It looks like EMBOSS v3 was installing the html docs in
> /usr/share/EMBOSS/doc/programs/html, but that has changed in v4.
> So, either the EMBOSS installation needs to be told to
> install in /usr/share/EMBOSS/doc/programs/html, or
> EMBOSS-Explorer needs to be updated to look in 2 different
> directories, one for EMBOSS and one for EMBASSY.
> As a third option, EMBOSS-Explorer could run 'tfm -html' to
> get the html doc generated on the fly. This is probably
> overkill though.
> 2. The new programs introduce new datatypes in the ACD files
> that EMBOSS-Explorer doesn't recognize. I get an 'unknown
> data type' message display in my browser for these apps.
> Ryan Golhar - golharam at umdnj.edu
> The Informatics Institute of UMDNJ
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