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Store any file as a fasta file

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Disclaimer: this is only a proof-of-concept (and a joke), please don't actually use this.


Store any file as a fasta file!


$ pip install bin2fasta


$ bin2fasta --help
Usage: bin2fasta [OPTIONS] FILENAME

  Store any file as a fasta file

  -D, --decode           Enable conversion from FASTA to
  -o, --output FILENAME  File to write to.
  --help                 Show this message and exit.

Basic example:

$ file foo.png
foo.png: PNG image data, 618 x 257, 8-bit/color RGBA, non-interlaced
$ bin2fasta -o bar.fasta foo.png
319400it [00:00, 683649.99it/s]
$ head -c50 bar.fasta
$ bin2fasta --decode -o baz.png bar.fasta
159700it [00:00, 455825.67it/s]
$ file baz.png
baz.png: PNG image data, 618 x 257, 8-bit/color RGBA, non-interlaced
$ diff foo.png baz.png

Note that you can easily chain multiple commands by piping their respective outputs and using -:

$ cat foo.png | xz | gpg -c | bin2fasta - > bar.fasta
$ cat bar.fasta | bin2fasta -D - | gpg -d | xz --decompress > baz.png
$ diff foo.png baz.png

Poetry workflow

Only relevant for developers:

Run executable:

$ poetry run bin2fasta

Publish to PyPi:

$ poetry --build publish

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