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Cannot generate EMBL-pid index files

Peter Rice pmr at sanger.ac.uk
Thu Feb 18 06:36:06 EST 1999

Gyorgy Simon <simonXTHANKSNOSPAMX at tigem.it> writes:
> Peter Rice wrote:
> > As Martin Hilbers pointed out, you must have PIDs in the first file
> > you index (strictly, in the first 100,000 entries). est1.dat has no
> > PIDs and has 100,000 entries.
> If this is the problem of the FIRST file could we solve it simply by
> changing the indexing order that way, that one "surely-having-PIDs-in-it"
> (e.g. org, mam, hum) should be processed first?

Hi Gyorgy,

Yes, that's exactly what you need. But it you use the EBI's indices
from their FTP server you also need the files specified in the same order
as at the EBI when the indices were built.

Peter Rice                | Informatics Division, The Sanger Centre,
E-mail: pmr at sanger.ac.uk  | Wellcome Trust Genome Campus,
Tel: (44) 1223 494967     | Hinxton, Cambridge, CB10 1SA, England
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