[Bioperl-l] Fwd: [blast-announce] BLAST 2.2.21 now available
cjfields at illinois.edu
Tue Jul 28 10:59:11 EDT 2009
These *should* work, but we'll need to test these just in case to make
sure we're catching everything we expect.
Begin forwarded message:
> From: mcginnis <mcginnis at ncbi.nlm.nih.gov>
> Date: July 28, 2009 8:32:52 AM CDT
> To: blast-announce at ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
> Subject: [blast-announce] BLAST 2.2.21 now available
> BLAST 2.2.21 released.
> The 2.2.21 version of BLAST has been released. With this release
> the new BLAST+ command-line applications are being promoted. The
> applications have a number of advantages over the older applications
> that include working more robustly with long sequences and a new
> type of
> masking (database masking). For details see ftp://ftp.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/blast/executables/blast+/LATEST/user_manual.pdf
> The new applications can be downloaded from ftp://ftp.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/blast/executables/blast+/LATEST
> applications have been built with the NCBI C++ toolkit. Changes from
> the last release are listed below.
> The older C toolkit applications (e.g., blastall) are still
> available at ftp://ftp.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/blast/executables/release/2.2.21/
> Changes from the last release are listed below.
> Please send questions or comments to blast-help at ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
> c toolkit binary changes:
> * corrected a bug in xml output (SB-217)
> * corrected a bug with query concatenation in ungapped searches
> * tabular output header for "-m 8" now printed even if there are no
> results. (sb-290)
> C++ toolkit binary improvements:
> * best hit algorithm, see section 4.5.12 in ftp://ftp.ncbi.nih.gov/blast/executables/blast+/LATEST/user_manual.pdf
> * improve culling option performance
> * fix mutex problems in BLAST database reader.
> * improve performance of database masking option.
> C++ binary changes:
> * database masking enabled, see details in ftp://ftp.ncbi.nih.gov/blast/executables/blast+/LATEST/user_manual.pdf
> * makeblastdb user-interface improvements
> * blastdbcmd can now emit masked fasta for a masked database
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