[Bioperl-l] Which version of standalone BLAST binary to use?

Tim Erwin taerwin at tpg.com.au
Wed Jun 22 19:47:53 EDT 2005

Hi Andrew,

The linux-ia32 should work,

The linux-ia64 if for the intel itanium and the x64 is for x86_64 (AMD
and am not sure how this would go on the xeon).

The Xeon (EM64T) should be able to run both 64 and 32 bit binaries, so
you shouldn't have any problems with the ia32.



On Wed, 2005-06-22 at 17:11 +0800, Andrew Leung wrote:
> Hello,
> My workstation is running with an "Intel 3.2GHz/1MB Xeon (EM64T) Processor"
> and "Redhat Linux Enterprise WS for AMD64/EM64T". Which binary version of
> standalone BLAST should I install?
> The various likely options from NCBI are:
> 1. linux-ia32 
> 2. linux-x64
> 3. linux-ia64
> Thank you for your advice.
> Andrew
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