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Wrapper of sambamba for Ruby programming language
Latest commit 8ca2516 @lomereiter Updated .travis.yml to use 0.2.7
I have deleted 0.2.6 version from Github downloads long ago, 
and I'm too lazy to make a fresh 32-bit build.


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Note: this software is under active development!


    rake build
    rake install

In order to use the gem, you also need sambamba tool installed (version >= 0.2.6).

If you use Debian, you can download a package for your architecture from github downloads.

Otherwise, you need to install DMD compiler.

  • On Mac OS X you can install homebrew package manager, then install dmd easily with
    brew install dmd
  • On Arch Linux you can use pacman to install dmd
    pacman -S dmd libphobos
  • clone sambamba repository and compile the tool
    git clone --recursive
    cd sambamba/
  • place the executable file build/sambamba to somewhere in your $PATH, for example:
    cp build/sambamba /usr/local/bin


    require 'bio-sambamba'

The API doc is online. For more code examples see the test files in the source tree.

Project home page

Information on the source tree, documentation, examples, issues and how to contribute, see

The BioRuby community is on IRC server:, channel: #bioruby.


If you use this software, please cite one of

This Biogem is published at #bio-sambamba


Copyright (c) 2012 Artem Tarasov. See LICENSE.txt for further details.

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