[EMBOSS] How to turn off GFF file creation in wordmatch?

ajb at ebi.ac.uk ajb at ebi.ac.uk
Fri Mar 27 20:26:16 UTC 2009

Hello Phillip,

Yes, the documentation does incorrectly describe the GFF files
as optional. Thanks for spotting that.

Assuming you're on a UNIX system of some type you could give
the filename    /dev/null    for both the gff output files.



> I'm running wordmatch from EMBOSS v 5.0.0. In the manual for wordmatch
> it is said:
>    This program takes two sequences and finds regions where they are
>    identical. These regions are reported in the output file (and
>    optionally) in GFF (Gene Feature Format) files.
> I would like wordmatch not to create the (optional) .gff files. But they
> are created by default and I don't see a means to prevent this. Any ideas?
> Thanks,
> Phillip
> Purdue Genomics Core Facilty
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