gt-encseq-encode - Encode sequence files (FASTA/FASTQ, GenBank, EMBL) efficiently.


gt encseq encode sequence_file [sequence_file [sequence_file …]]


-showstats [yes|no]

show compression results (default: no)

-ssp [yes|no]

output sequence separator positions to file (default: yes)

-des [yes|no]

output sequence descriptions to file (default: yes)

-sds [yes|no]

output sequence description separator positions to file (default: yes)

-md5 [yes|no]

output MD5 sums to file (default: yes)

-clipdesc [yes|no]

clip descriptions after first whitespace (default: no)

-sat [string]

specify kind of sequence representation by one of the keywords direct, bytecompress, eqlen, bit, uchar, ushort, uint32 (default: undefined)

-dna [yes|no]

input is DNA sequence (default: no)

-protein [yes|no]

input is protein sequence (default: no)

-plain [yes|no]

process as plain text (default: no)

-indexname [string]

specify name for index to be generated (default: undefined)

-smap [string]

specify file containing a symbol mapping (default: undefined)

-lossless [yes|no]

allow lossless original sequence retrieval (default: no)

-v [yes|no]

be verbose (default: no)


display help for basic options and exit


display help for all options and exit


display version information and exit


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