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Unexpected error when running 'bionode' #9
I did a global install of bionode, which installed
When I run "bionode" I get this error:
Is this expected behaviour?
I notice it downloaded and installed a bunch of tools, and I can see them in
I've never really used npm/Node software before, so any help appreciated.
Hi Torsten, first of all, sorry for the slow response!
Well... In a way ;) After reproducing and looking at the code I found that it's expected behavior, but a very unhelpful error message, which we should improve:
I hope this fixes your problem!
Thanks for the link. I talked to @bmpvieira last night about replacing the library that is currently used for argument parsing so that we can easily have things like usage info, argument validation, etc. I'll create a new issue later, probably against bionode/bionode as this affects all sub-projects.
Thanks @tseemann. This is one of those obvious issues that should have been fixed by now but hasn't due to lack of time and also because of the minimal library used for parsing arguments (minimist). As @c089 said, we'll switch to a more full-blown parser (yargs) and add this.
Since it's not limited to
In the meantime, you can check each module's README.md which links to the documentation (e.g., bionode-ncbi docs) and the global docs at doc.bionode.io, resulting from the concatenation of all individual html docs (WIP: bionode/bionode#27).