[Bioperl-l] Bio::DB::SeqFeature::Store -cache option

Chris Fields cjfields at uiuc.edu
Tue Apr 10 12:34:12 EDT 2007


On Apr 10, 2007, at 11:21 AM, Cook, Malcolm wrote:

> Lincoln,
>
> In `perldoc Bio::DB::SeqFeature::Store` I read:
>
> "Caching requires the Tie::Cacher module to be installed. If the  
> module
> is not installed, then caching will silently be disabled."
>
> I am wondering about the design motivation for silently disabling
> caching when Tie::Cacher is not installed.  Perhaps at least  
> emitting a
> warning when -cache is requested and Tie::Cacher is not present is a
> good idea?

...

Maybe this should be added to the optional BioPerl dependencies?   
It's not listed in Build.PL in CVS...

chris


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