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Distribution Summary 2014_04_14


Get Galaxy

getgalaxy    getgalaxy.org
galaxy-dist.readthedocs.org
bitbucket.org/galaxy/galaxy-dist
new: $ hg clone https://bitbucket.org/galaxy/galaxy-dist#stable
upgrade: $ hg pull
$ hg update release_2014.04.14


Upgrades


Data

  1. New and updated reference genomes added to Rsync server that mirrors contents of the public Main http://usegalaxy.org instance
    • New/updated genomes: 115
      • includes hg38
      • note: all available in tool "Extract Genomic DNA"
    • New bowtie indexes: 60
    • New bowtie2 indexes: 115
    • New BWA indexes: 54
    • New lastz indexes: 54
    • New sam indexes: 64
    • New picard (srma) indexes: 59
    • New liftOver mappings: 163
  2. MAF hg19 100waymultiz conservation alignment sourced from UCSC
  3. Replaced: The sam index for hg_g1k_b37 was updated to use "samtools faidx" with version 0.1.18 (original from GATK 1.4 bundle used 0.1.13). The older index lead to some issues with BAM<->SAM conversion using the newer SAMTools version.


Visualizations

  1. Framework turning https://trello.com/c/kdhJ1Dit
  2. Trackster:
Galaxy Galaxy
    Trackster: Prior coverage display     New deep coverage view


Workflows

  1. Prep for dataset collections: Refactor out common logic for running workflows across controllers https://trello.com/c/pdGNjllH


UI

  1. New/Updated Dataset Action Controls:
  2. When multiple tool versions installed, default to the latest version https://trello.com/c/zRBZ9nvD
  3. Better handling when one of many versions of a tool repo is uninstalled https://trello.com/c[/BmdG2201](/archive/dev-news-briefs/2014-04-14/BmdG2201/)
  4. Unify the places where histories are shown and used: UI view and in core code https://trello.com/c/7cN0nmKH
  5. Configure workflow menu, improve buttons and styling https://trello.com/c/xFzp3lt6
  6. Handle disabled sessionStorage/localStorage more gracefully in the history pane https://trello.com/c/V2VCxzmx
  7. Remove BaseView from base-mvc https://trello.com/c/xUV4qvIc
  8. Do not serve non-HTML content that may contain JavaScript in such a way that web browsers execute it https://trello.com/c/G67ELiMI
  9. There are now 2 interfaces to data libraries (the original and new Beta) and feedback is welcomed https://trello.com/c/d3muKvqr
  10. Wiki page on how to compile the css. https://wiki.galaxyproject.org/Develop/CSS https://trello.com/c/gLI6hUjN


API

  1. New functions:
  2. Improved history payload and returned error consistency https://trello.com/c/fWC7WgQf
  3. Check ftype attribute (if defined) on test output datasets https://trello.com/c/hFFlM4gY
  4. Published histories contents now fully accessible (no permissions issue) https://trello.com/c/KME3ZRRY
  5. Correct exception formats used in history & HDA https://trello.com/c/bS9wY4Ri


Core

  1. Admin:
  2. Config:
  3. Jobs:
  4. LWR:
  5. Eggs:


Pull Requests Merged

Thanks to our Galaxy community contributors!

  1. 309 - Job module for API (list and inspect jobs). Kyle Ellrott. https://trello.com/c/s2Gk6QlH
  2. 312 - Remove unused imports and unused variables. Fix spacing. Nicola Soranzo. https://trello.com/c/iWaf1ak4
  3. 316 - Fixing non-string parameter selection for job searches. Kyle Ellrott. https://trello.com/c/ZXZ9lEkN
  4. 317 - Web API: safer and cleaner workflow parameter passing. Simone Leo. https://trello.com/c[/JaC2](/archive/dev-news-briefs/2014-04-14/JaC2/)EBM8
  5. 318 - Adding deleted field to 'to_dict' and search selection of Workflows. Kyle Ellrott. https://trello.com/c/lv9q67nF
  6. 315 - Allow jobs to be filtered by tool_id and history_id as well as by state. The tool_id is compared with the like operator. James Johnson https://trello.com/c/dvLvPUmK
  7. 322 - Added "ignore lines starting with specific characters" to group tool. Clayton Turner. https://trello.com/c/j6TP6M7m
  8. 323 - API methods to access Workflow Usage. Kyle Ellrott. https://trello.com/c[/UetzHj64](/archive/dev-news-briefs/2014-04-14/UetzHj64/)
  9. 325 - Use placeholder instead of value in html5 - editor.mako. Trevor Wennblom. https://trello.com/c/PIZAXsOS
  10. 326 - Specify third-party cookies must not be blocked - repository.py. Trevor Wennblom. https://trello.com/c/XsAUr6wl
  11. 331 - Code housekeeping: standardize whitespace in various locations. Trevor Wennblom. https://trello.com/c[/WtWdxP2n](/archive/dev-news-briefs/2014-04-14/WtWdxP2n/)
  12. 341 - Workflows API enhancements (pull request #337 corrected). Nicola Soranzo and Simone Leo. https://trello.com/c/zizGdqy1
  13. 338 - Patch to expose the actual dataset id in the LDDA and HDA to_dict calls (in addition to the instance id). Kyle Ellrott https://trello.com/c[/BrOscq](/archive/dev-news-briefs/2014-04-14/BrOscq/)TJ
  14. 339 - Strip trailing slashes in tool IDs. Björn Grüning. https://trello.com/c/bpKNn66u
  15. 334 - Optional Input Datasets Not Compatible with Parallelism Tag. Michael Li https://trello.com/c/WMgr8Xx0 https://trello.com/c/Muw6fd8h
  16. 346 - Tool panel label bug correction. Nicola Soranzo. https://trello.com/c/8NpgYM3U
  17. 353 - Add BCF datatype sniffing, so BCF files are not uncompressed during upload. Nicola Soranzo. https://trello.com/c/FVKZhlsU
  18. 355 - Workflow API: show also workflow owner, so a user can check it before importing. Nicola Soranzo. https://trello.com/c/cMiaYcCI

Fixes

  1. Fix issue with tool panel display when the tool_conf.xml has only a single entry https://trello.com/c/6nJIhOdJ
  2. Fix issue when multiple versions of the same tool installed results in separate entries in the tool panel https://trello.com/c/SlNI79mR
  3. Fix Published Page's JS error https://trello.com/c/yGw1DwwM
  4. Fix error in Babel egg utf-8, OSX 10.7 https://trello.com/c/PUdh6SWw
  5. Fix failures when using unicode in History name editable_text fields https://trello.com/c/MTdotrHR
  6. Fix tool form image display for toolshed installed tools https://trello.com/c/5G6jlB4B
  7. Fix to improve link format in user activation emails https://trello.com/c/JALX9DL3
  8. Fix problem with rerun of tools having DataToolParameter set as optional https://trello.com/c/pzHcSGzK
  9. Fix bug in Tool Panel when installing repositories https://trello.com/c[/AiUefff](/archive/dev-news-briefs/2014-04-14/AiUefff/)C


Tool Shed

Tool Shed

Documentation

  1. Reorganization of the Tool Shed wiki is underway! See current changes https://wiki.galaxyproject.org[/ToolShed](/archive/dev-news-briefs/2014-04-14/ToolShed/) and what is next up https://trello.com/c/Gg0jnll7
  2. Data Manager documentation specific to toolshed http://wiki.galaxyproject.org/Tool%20Shed#The_contents_of_your_tool_shed_repository https://trello.com/c/OPOakK4w

Repositories

  1. New Tool Shed categories https://trello.com/c/niCdaARH
    • Genome-Wide Association Study
    • Imaging
    • RNA
  2. Add support for the new repository type: Repository suite definition https://trello.com/c/sxXMmfLs
  3. Enhancements for updating a repository https://trello.com/c/c4Y9t7db
    • Will now trigger the install of new dependencies
    • Handles newly defined repository dependencies included in updates to installed repositories
  4. Defined a base set of utilities that can be expected to be on systems into which tool dependencies are being installed https://trello.com/c/gYlRdqwr, related to project-in-planning https://trello.com/c/7VTlX9rD
  5. Dependency ez_setup.py added to keep package_pysam_0_7_7 from failing on tool shed https://trello.com/c/AkACDWix
  6. Update Main Tool Shed Picard repo that contained invalid tools https://trello.com/c/mxxHWxLY
  7. Update FreeBayes repo so that it specifies precompiled binaries in dependency definition https://trello.com/c/zYoVHKoV
  8. Update EMBOSS repo so that it downloads a precompiled platform-specific binary https://trello.com/c/iW3Amhl5

Install and Test Framework

  1. Tool shed install and test framework now works with API driven tool tests https://trello.com/c/vfr7b0VK
  2. Eliminate the use of fabric as the installation process for repositories https://trello.com/c/zJoRROvv
  3. Test script to provide coverage for recently discovered scenario that produced a white ghost upon Galaxy install https://trello.com/c/JICmJueB
  4. Test script to provide coverage for recently introduced repository administration feature https://trello.com/c/vjTrhIST
  5. Test script to check toolshed dependency files for broken/invalid download URLs https://trello.com/c/i4GVgZwS

Tool Shed Fixes

  1. Fix setup_r_environment broken in central repo https://trello.com/c/zyCzlgzo
  2. Fix scenario where by uninstalling and reinstalling a repository that has been updated creates database entries for repositories that are persistently in the New state https://trello.com/c/iUDUM4Ut
  3. Fixes in automated test framework https://trello.com/c/QWgsgll8
  4. Fix bug in install and test framework related to samtools migration https://trello.com/c/sN2iLCCn



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