[Biopython-dev] Galaxy Tool Shed packages for Biopython

Peter Cock p.j.a.cock at googlemail.com
Tue Feb 18 14:17:48 UTC 2014

On Fri, Sep 13, 2013 at 9:54 AM, Peter Cock <p.j.a.cock at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've sent this to both the Galaxy and Biopython developers lists,
> and hope this will make sense to both groups. If you've not heard
> of Galaxy, start here: http://galaxyproject.org - while the easy to
> guess Biopython website is at http://biopython.org
> Brad Chapman and I are both Biopython core developers, and
> are also both on the "IUC" Galaxy Tool Shed committee because
> we've been quite involved in wrapping and writing tools for use
> on Galaxy.
> Fellow committee member Björn Grüning has done a
> lot of the hands on work defining package definitions for
> dependencies within the Galaxy Tool Shed ecosystem -
> including defining them for Biopython, NumPy, SciPy,
> MatPlotLib, etc. We're very grateful for his hard work -
> most of which is now available under the IUC group
> account:
> http://toolshed.g2.bx.psu.edu/view/iuc/
> http://testtoolshed.g2.bx.psu.edu/view/iuc/
> The Biopython packages, however, are under a dedicated
> "biopython" account on the Galaxy Tool Shed to which
> currently Bjoern, Brad and I have access to:
> http://toolshed.g2.bx.psu.edu/view/biopython/
> http://testtoolshed.g2.bx.psu.edu/view/biopython/
> This packaging work was initially tracked in Bjoern's own GitHub
> repository, https://github.com/bgruening/galaxytools/
> We (me, Brad and Bjoern) agreed that a Biopython owned
> repository would be more sensible in the long term, so I have
> created this and ported Bjoern's commits to it:
> https://github.com/biopython/galaxy_packages
> Currently the "Galaxy packagers" team on GitHub which
> has read and write access to this new repository is just
> me, Brad and Bjoern.
> Regards,
> Peter

Earlier today I belatedly setup Galaxy packages for
Biopython 1.63, for both the main and test Galaxy


This could perhaps become part of the Biopython
release process in future?


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