[Bioperl-l] fastq splitter
limericksean at gmail.com
Wed Feb 29 11:56:44 EST 2012
But wouldn't that result in a 3 line fastq output line which would screw up
other programs expecting 4 fastq lines? - e.g. bowtie.
On 29 February 2012 11:39, Peter Cock <p.j.a.cock at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 4:30 PM, Sean O'Keeffe <limericksean at gmail.com>
> > Hi Chris,
> > Here's the perldoc for fastq - it does seem to indicate that the optional
> > descriptor (+) must match the first header. (See DESCRIPTION).
> i.e. If present, it must match. But the repeated descriptor can
> (and for space efficiency should) be omitted.
> As Chris mentioned earlier, there are sample files in the test suite
> which omit the repeated descriptor so this should be working OK.
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