Wednesday, 11 February 2015

xia2 CCTBX challenges? Try installing DIALS!

If you are having problems with xia2, particularly from subversion, you may find it useful to pull a DIALS build from e.g. and install this so that xia2 picks up CCTBX from here. This will be up to date and should work, and also includes a collection of very useful tools. It will generally include support files for all of the most recent detector installations.

The DIALS project (see e.g. is a collaborative project to develop a new integration package and is supported by xia2 via xia2 -dials: if you are feeling brave you can try using this for processing your data in place of e.g. XDS.

Any problems with xia2 please contact For issues with DIALS please contact

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