[BiO BB] NCBI blastall Modifications

Pam Culpepper pac at lifeformulae.com
Wed Sep 3 17:04:24 EDT 2008

     A. Our website -- http://www.lifeformulae.com, has been updated
with the files required to modify the ncbi_c--Mar_17 version 
of the NCBI Toolbox blastall application to support the local BLAST
alignment graphical view and extended options that include output of the
BlastOutput ASN.1 data structure in binary or text.
The blastall_diff.txt file is the patch file that contains the
modifications to the Toolbox code. The HOW_TO.txt file provides
instructions on how to apply the patch and compile the Toolbox.
blastall will produce the graphical view with either the old or the new 
BLAST engine. You must use the blastall "-T T" (HTML option) to activate
the graphical overview.
For the BlastOutput format option, "-m 12" will create an ASN.1 text
file, while "-m 13" will create an ASN.1 binary file.

This software is provided freely to all BBB users at

Pam Culpepper

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