gt-compreads-decompress(1) Decodes a file of compressed reads.


gt compreads decompress [option ...] (-file file)


-v [yes|no]

be verbose (default: no)

-descs [yes|no]

enable description decoding (default: no)

-file [string]

specify base name of files containing HCR. (default: undefined)

-name [string]

specify base name for decoded hcr (suffix will be ".fastq") (default: undefined)

-smap [string]

specify file containing alphabetdescription (file must be an .al1 file). If "-smap" is not set, dna alphabet is used. (default: undefined)

-range [start end]

decode multiple consecutive reads. If range is not specified, the entire file will be decoded. (default: undefined)

-width [value]

set width of output, 0 disables formatting. line breaks in quality strings can cause problems with parsers, use with care (default: 0)


display help and exit


display version information and exit


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