I have assembled some genome from Sequel PacBio data both with HGAP4 on the SMRT Link interface and using canu on the command line. The HGAP4 assembler outputs a fastq file of the final assembly such that I can see how reliable the sequence is along the genome. On the other hand, canu does no such thing, which means I do not know how much I can trust each nucleotide in the assembly? Is there a way canu can output the fastq file as well or at least some depth information at each base?
I've created an issue on the Canu github repository for this. I'm not aware of any existing functionality to output FASTQ files, but think that this would be a useful feature to have.
It would be possible to create something like this by aligning the original reads to the genome, generating a pileup from that alignment, then determining the sequence likelihood based on that pileup. Unfortunately, I don't have any scripts that I've written to do that... yet.