Bio::Graphics::Browser2::DataLoader::archive - data loader for archives of
A data loader to work with archives of BigWig files to generate a BigWigSet
database. Two or more BigWig files may be combined into an archive file and
uploaded. The files are extracted, a metadata index generated if required, and
a configuration written using subtracks for each BigWig file. This allows a
fast, convenient option to bundle multiple data files together and provide a
concise, organized interface to multiple data tracks.
Supported archives include TAR (.tar, .tar.gz, .tgz, .tbz2, .tar.bz2) and ZIP
(.zip) files. Archives should include only BigWig files (which must have a .bw
extension) and optionally a metadata text file. Extraneous files and directory
paths are ignored.
Subtrack tables are set up using the display_name tag value.
See the documentation for Bio::DB::BigWigSet for more information.
The Bio-BigFile (Bio::DB::BigWigSet) Perl module must be installed.
Archives are processed through external tar and unzip utilities. These are
located by searching the default environment PATH.
Timothy J. Parnell, PhD
Dept of Oncological Sciences
Huntsman Cancer Institute
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT, 84112
This package is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under
the terms of the GPL (either version 1, or at your option, any later version)
or the Artistic License 2.0.