[Chimera-users] gzip error while starting REST server on Windows

Eric Pettersen pett at cgl.ucsf.edu
Thu Jul 2 09:30:47 PDT 2015


You can ignore it.  When Chimera starts up, it sees if gzip is on the system (which it pretty much always isn't on Windows 7) and if it is, Chimera adds '.Z' to the list of compression suffixes it knows how to handle.

--Eric

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> On Jul 2, 2015, at 7:16 AM, Mungo Carstairs (Staff) <g.m.carstairs at dundee.ac.uk> wrote:
> 
> I'm testing Jalview starting Chimera (1.10.1) with RESTServer on a Windows 7 machine without gzip installed.
> 
> 
> On starting the Chimera process:
> 
> 
> new ProcessBuilder().start("chimera.exe", "--start", "RESTServer")
> 
> 
> I get two lines of response:
> 
> 
> Cannot execute 'gzip': no automatic decompression of .Z files
> 
> REST server on host 127.0.0.1 port nnnnn
> 
> 
> which is ok - I can get the REST port number I need and carry on.
> 
> 
> Am I safe to ignore the other message? I can't see what file (I assume part of the Chimera installation) it is arising from.
> 
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> 
> Mungo
> 
> 
> Mungo Carstairs
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