[Bioperl-l] Conflicting CGI.pm with Bio::Tools::GuessSeqFormat ?
sb at mrc-dunn.cam.ac.uk
Wed Jun 7 12:54:31 EDT 2006
Lincoln Stein wrote:
> I'm afraid this strategy won't work with the filehandle retrieved from CGI.pm,
> because the CGI upload filehandle is not seekable (for good reasons that I
> won't inflict on you)! You'll have to write to a temporary file, or else read
> the whole sequence into memory. Sorry about this.
The OP already had success with my alternative solution.
>> An alternative might be to pass GuessSeqFormat the filename in which
>> case it would make its own filehandle and close it, leaving your own
>> filehandle untouched.
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