The last “fix” didn’t fix everything.
This time, I received an error message that was related to blasr. Some internet searching revealed that I needed to have various library files saved to a variable named:
To fix this, I added the following line to the
The line uses a fancy bash test to determine if the $LD_LIBRARY_PATH variable already exists. This is to prevent the $LD_LIBRARY_PATH from having a leading “:”.
As usual, the solution to that problem was found courtesy of [StackExchange (#162891)(https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/162891/append-to-path-like-variable-without-creating-leading-colon-if-unset).
Also, by putting this line in the
/etc/bash.bashrc file, it makes the variable available for all users.
Below are some screen caps to document the process:
Realization that PB Jelly still wasn’t going to work:
Identify location of file listed in error message:
Add command to /etc/bash.bashrc to set $LD_LIBRARY_PATH:
Verify blasr can run: