I’m trying to make contigs with the mothur version 1.36.1 using compressed fastq files (.fastq.gz). Mothur tells me :
mothur > make.contigs(file=stability18022016.files, processors=8) Using 8 processors. [ERROR]: Your files must all be in compressed .gz form or all in plain text form. Please correct.
My file containing the list of my samples seems correct :
1.1J1a JC34_S1_L001_R1_001.fastq.gz JC34_S1_L001_R2_001.fastq.gz
What could be the problem ?