Phenotype Database Configuration

The configuration file for a single phenotype database follows the general INI format. Its name can be freely chosen, however, it must contain a phenoDB section - this will indicate that it is a phenotype database configuration file. This configuration file must properly describe a single phenotype database. Its properties, which must belong to the phenoDB section, are explained below.

name

name = {pheno db name}

This is the unique name of the phenotype database. It can be used in the configuration files of studies and datasets to attach the phenotype database to them.

dbfile

dbfile = {sqlite3 pheno db path}

The path to the SQLite3 phenotype database file, relative to the configuration file.

browser_dbfile

browser_dbfile = {sqlite3 pheno browser db path}

The path to the SQLite3 phenotype browser database file, relative to the configuration file.

browser_images_dir

browser_images_dir = {images directory path}

The path to the directory containing the measure images for the browser, relative to the configuration file.

browser_images_url

browser_images_url = /static/{images directory path}/

The path to the directory containing the measure images for the browser, relative to the static root directory. The trailing slash is required.