We talk to Nextflow developer Ben Sherman about some exciting new features coming soon to Nextflow: a new CLI v2 interface; submission of job arrays and intermediate file cleanup during runs.
News and Views
05 June 2023
In this News and Views episode, Phil Ewels talks to Ben Sherman about upcoming features in core Nextflow development: a new CLI v2 interface; submission of job arrays and intermediate file cleanup during runs.
The new command-line interface will be invoked with the nf command
It will co-exist with the current nextflow CLI, at least for a while
Expect argument / option parsing more in line with linux norms
No longer a single-dash for core flags and double-dash for pipeline parameters
Single dash for short flags, double for long-form flags