[EMBOSS] EMBOSS website and download
hpm at bioinfo-user.org.uk
Thu Jul 14 09:40:30 UTC 2016
The EMBOSS mirror at EMBL-EBI:
Is mirrored from the Open-bio site and thus replicates its content, even if
it is older releases. The updated release posted yesterday afternoon was
replicated this morning.
In the past I have used the patched distributions provided by Debian when
really stuck, for example:
See the tarballs under the "Download Source Package emboss" on the right.
For those who prefer RPMs a check on rpmfind.net reveals that Fedora
includes EMBOSS 6.6.0, so the source RPM from there would likely do or the
As would the distribution archive used by FreeBSD:
As noted in a previous thread it would be useful to see a list of mirrors
on the EMBOSS web pages so users have options when the main site is
All the best,
On 13 July 2016 at 14:24, Hervé MENAGER <herve.menager at pasteur.fr> wrote:
> Thank you so much Peter. Please keep us updated :)
> Best regards,
> De : Peter Rice <ricepeterm at yahoo.co.uk>
> Envoyé : mercredi 13 juillet 2016 15:22
> À : Hervé MENAGER; Peter Cock
> Cc : EMBOSS at mailman.open-bio.org
> Objet : Re: [EMBOSS] EMBOSS website and download
> Hi Herve,
> We need to fix up a few things on emboss.open-bio.org which reverted to
> older versions, and worse with the EMBOSS distribution file missing. I
> have some free time now to take a look (finally got another software
> release out of the way).
> There was a mirror at EBI but they have overwritten it.
> I will let you (and the list) know when I have it uploaded again.
> Peter Rice
> EMBOSS Team
> On 07/13/16 12:22, Hervé MENAGER wrote:
> > Thank you Peter,
> > Indeed emboss.open-bio.org is alive, and that is good news. But I can't
> find 6.6.0 on it :(
> > Would you happen to know if it is hosted somewhere else now, or am I
> just looking with the wrong place?
> > Hervé
> > ________________________________________
> > De : Peter Cock <p.j.a.cock at googlemail.com>
> > Envoyé : mercredi 13 juillet 2016 12:44
> > À : Hervé MENAGER
> > Cc : EMBOSS at mailman.open-bio.org
> > Objet : Re: [EMBOSS] EMBOSS website and download
> > Hi Hervé,
> > The http://emboss.sourceforge.net address is also down.
> > It looks like a temporary outage at SourceForge:
> > "The sourceforge.net website is temporarily in static offline mode.
> > Only a very limited set of project pages are available until the main
> > website returns to service."
> > Some good news, http://emboss.open-bio.org is live.
> > Peter
> > On Wed, Jul 13, 2016 at 11:07 AM, Hervé MENAGER
> > <herve.menager at pasteur.fr> wrote:
> >> Dear EMBOSS maintainers,
> >> I cannot access the EMBOSS sourceforge website today, it seems to have
> >> disapeared (emboss.sf.net). Has the website been migrated somewhere
> else, or
> >> is it a technical issue?
> >> Cheers,
> >> Hervé
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