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User manual, GOTaxExplorer, Version 1.0

Helper programs for database maintenance

The "genes" and the "completed_genomes" databases are constructed and updated with a set of JavaTM programs. All of these programs use a configuration file for determining database details and the data files. The possible parameters are:

All of these options can also be used as command line parameters that override the configuration file. The same exceptions as for GOTaxExplorer apply here. The syntax of the configuration file is the same as for GOTaxExplorer files (see Section ).

There is a separate update program for every source database to allow for an incremental update after the sources have been updated. The following programs are available: