[Bioperl-l] Package status for 1.5.2

Brian Osborne osborne1 at optonline.net
Mon Sep 25 12:09:13 EDT 2006


Hilmar,

$ns->commit;

Very good, now the record is permanently removed on remove().

Brian O.


On 9/25/06 11:43 AM, "Hilmar Lapp" <hlapp at gmx.net> wrote:

> 
> On Sep 25, 2006, at 10:19 AM, Brian Osborne wrote:
> 
>> In addition, removing the
>> persisting objects does not remove the records (these are my general
>> impressions, I'll be corrected if I'm wrong).
> 
> Actually, $pobj->remove() *should* remove the database record.
> Obviously, don't forget to commit after that or otherwise the DELETE
> will be rolled back upon disconnect.
> 
>> 
>> So, is there a way to delete records using the elegant bioperl-db
>> API? Or
>> shall I mess with raw SQL?
> 
> Let me know if $pobj->remove() does not work and I'll look into it.
> 
> Note that deleting a master object will also delete the children (or
> associations) provided cascading deletes are enabled. E.g., deleting
> a sequence object will also delete the features for that sequence,
> and will delete the dbxref associations (NOT the dbxrefs). (Again,
> you must have InnoDB enabled in MySQL for this to work.)
> 
> Deleting a child object will NOT delete the master object. E.g.,
> deleting a sequence object will not delete the taxon.
> 
> -hilmar




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