[Bioperl-l] Re: Can't call method "seek" without a package or object reference

Hilmar Lapp hilmarl@yahoo.com
Tue, 27 Feb 2001 13:04:20 -0800

Todd Richmond wrote:
> On 2/27/01 12:00 PM, "Hilmar Lapp" <hilmarl@yahoo.com> wrote:
> > In my perldoc seek is a 'normal' function that doesn't need a
> > package specified. Is this different in 5.004, or on Macs? Does
> > seek() in general work on Macs?
> >
> I've used seek() in several of my scripts, so this isn't a general problem
> with seek() on Macs.

So the bugger is probably IO::File? Could you meanwhile figure out
what the situation is on Macs in this respect?

As I don't see what could be done in the code except for
completely discarding the use of IO::File (Ewan, was there a
particular reason to use that in LargePrimarySeq instead of a
plain GLOB?), this seems to be unfixable. Any suggestions or

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