[Bioperl-l] SearchIO speed up

Chris Fields cjfields at uiuc.edu
Thu Aug 10 13:18:08 EDT 2006

On Aug 10, 2006, at 11:41 AM, Sean Davis wrote:

> On 8/10/06 12:04 PM, "Sendu Bala" <bix at sendu.me.uk> wrote:
>> ...
>> That's what I've done actually, which is why performance varies  
>> between
>> 5x and 1.5x (lower performance when the instantiation is forced).
>> But, things like 'parsing and output' do need to force the  
>> instantiation
>> unless, say, an output module knew about the hash structure of the  
>> thing
>> stored inside a Result object. Which is too horrible a situation to
>> comprehend. :O
> I was just asking--I have no idea what is possible.  But what you have
> already accomplished is QUITE impressive!
> Sean

Agreed!  I say get the code out there (CVS, Bugzilla) so people can  
start testing, coding, make suggestions, etc.


Christopher Fields
Postdoctoral Researcher
Lab of Dr. Robert Switzer
Dept of Biochemistry
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

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