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can't find docs on VCF genotypes format assumptions. Not clear what makes them reset to missing. #3472

bw2 opened this issue Apr 30, 2018 · 2 comments


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commented Apr 30, 2018

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Hail version: 0.1

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If generic equals False (default), Hail makes certain assumptions about the genotype fields, see Representation. On import, Hail filters (sets to no-call) any genotype that violates these assumptions. Hail interprets the format fields: GT, AD, OD, DP, GQ, PL; all others are silently dropped.

but clicking the Representation link does lead to any additional details.


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commented Sep 18, 2018

Given the impending deprecation of 0.1, I'm inclined to say this is a won't-fix. Let me know if you want to go through the code together some day this week, that's the best developer documentation!


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commented Sep 18, 2018

well, most accurate

@tpoterba tpoterba closed this Sep 18, 2018

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