bioperl.org probably includes all of what you need.
The "BPLite" set of tools are probably your best bet, although I have
used the "BLAST" tools, mostly successfully.
> I am trying to use the SEALS scripts from
>http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/CBBresearch/Walker/SEALS/index.html> to sort through, literally thousands, of blast files. The problem is
> the blast parsing scripts are written for the old style blast 2.0
> format and we are using blast 2.1.2. Has anyone already modified
> these scripts to handle the new format, are there better blast parsing
> scripts that will work with the new format?
>> Thanks for any info,