[Bioperl-l] Error with supplied lineages importing uniprot data

Sendu Bala bix at sendu.me.uk
Fri Dec 1 14:39:17 EST 2006

Chris Fields wrote:
> On Dec 1, 2006, at 11:12 AM, Sendu Bala wrote:
>> pelikan at cs.pitt.edu wrote:
>>> Hello all,
>>>  I'm running bioperl 1.5.2, bioperl-db 1.5.2 - RC005, under windows,
>>> without Cygwin. The "make test"s have all completed without error. This
>>> is my first time dealing with bioperl, so bear with me.
>>>    I've successfully loaded the most recent taxonomy information 
>>> using the
>>> biosql-schema scripts. After this, I attempted to load the most recent
>>> release of the uniprot flat file dataset with the following command:
>>> load_seqdatabase.pl -drive mysql -dbname bioseqdb -dbuser root -dbpass
>>> ********* -format swiss -safe c:\data\uniprot\uniprot_sprot.dat
>>> I am subsequently greeted by many of the following errors:
>>> Could not store Q7N3Q6:
>> I extracted just Q7N3Q6 from
>> ftp://ftp.expasy.org/databases/uniprot/current_release/knowledgebase/complete/uniprot_sprot.dat.gz 
>> and was able to load it in using load_seqdatabase.pl under linux with no
>> errors. If you make a file with just that sequence do you still get the
>> error?
>> Is anyone else able to reproduce the problem?
> Okay, just updated to get your latest CVS fixes for bioperl-live and it 
> passes now for both Mac OS X and WinXP.

Can you confirm if it is actually working correctly though? Like, having 
stored a previously-problem sequence, can you get it back out from the 
database and is its ->species() correct?

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