[Bioperl-l] SeqHound

Brian Osborne bosborne11 at verizon.net
Tue Feb 5 18:52:57 EST 2008


Susan,

It sounds like you could use rsync though perhaps there's some detail  
that I missed. A typical command would look something like this:
rsync -av ftp.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov::blast/db/FASTA/ /local/data/FASTA/

Brian O.



On Feb 5, 2008, at 5:31 PM, Susan J. Miller wrote:

> (My reason for trying SeqHound is that I want to set up a monthly  
> cron job to download nucest fasta sequences for drosphila  
> melanogaster, and I've tried NCBI E-Utilities and the script  
> generated by the NCBI ebot and in both cases some of the 570828  
> records get dropped, even after running repeated attempts.)



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