Gossamer bioinformatics suite
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Gossamer bioinformatics suite


This has been built on a fresh install of Ubuntu 16 using only the following dependencies:

sudo apt-get install \
        g++ cmake libboost-all-dev pandoc \
	zlib1g-dev libbz2-dev libsqlite3-dev

It should run on any recent standard 64 bit Linux environment, with as little as 2 GB of free RAM.

For best performance, we recommend using a machine with 16-32 GB of RAM.

Gossamer does not build on Ubuntu 14 because the default version of Boost was built with the incorrect ABI.


Need to rewrite these, but here's the basics:

mkdir build
cd build
cmake ..
make test
make install

To disable building unit tests (these can take a while):

cmake -DBUILD_tests=OFF ..

To build translucent:

cmake -DBUILD_translucent=ON ..


Documentation for each of the executables can be found in