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Re: unexpected behavior when using GNU parallel with block and recstart
Re: unexpected behavior when using GNU parallel with block and recstart to break up fasta file
Fri, 30 Mar 2012 02:40:32 +0200
On Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 1:54 AM, <email@example.com> wrote:
> I don't need to say how great GNU parallel is (GREAT!).
Good to hear.
> But for the
> first time, I have encountered a behavior I didn't expect from it. I
> am trying to break up a big input FASTA file (DNA sequence) using the
> --block and --recstart options. But it always seems to create ONE
> more file than I really want. I mean, if I have specified 10 jobs (-j
> 10), and if the block size on the 10th job is still below my
> specification (--block 1200), why does it make an 11th file? This
> means that 10 jobs in parallel run, and then 1 MORE job has to run to
> get the last record.
It sounds like: https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?34241