EMBOSS: Project Meeting (Mon 3rd Oct 11)
1. Minutes of the last meeting
The minutes of the meeting on 26th September 2011 are
2. Maintenance etc.
Peter has updated two command line qualifiers
for prettyplot to remove dependencies on other qualifiers. They
also simplify the use interface but will require wrappers to be
reconfigured if they explicitly name all the options. This was needed
for the Galaxy interface definitions.
Peter has updated acdgalaxy to dump Galaxy tool
definitions for EMBOSS applications automatically. The definitions
need testing, and will eventually include versions of the test
Peter has moved all deprecated function definitions to the ends
of the source files, and wrapped them in ifdef blocks which by default
will not compile them. Two new configuration options compile the
deprecated functions mentioned in the books, and all functions for
sites with local code that may use them.
Mahmut reported a memory leak in ajnam.c where a server
table can be created twice.
Alan has rebuilt mEMBOSS.
3. New developments
Jon has started planning for EDAM release beta 13.
Jon has a list of possible additions to DRCAT.
Jon reported interest from MIRIAM in sharing data with DRCAT.
Michael has extended sequence retrieval in the Ensembl API to
include fetching features with fewer memory allocations and deallocations.
Alan is working on Huffman coding for compression.
5. Documentation and Training
6. User queries and answers
8. Date Of Next Meeting
The next EMBOSS meeting will be on Monday 10th October.