[Bioperl-l] tree copy by-value

Stephen Montgomery sm8 at sanger.ac.uk
Thu Apr 19 09:13:44 EDT 2007


my $tree_copy = $tree;  #copies by reference a Bio::Tree::Tree object

as an example, a method like
my $tree_copy = $tree->clone; #copies by value (this method doesn't
exist) or
my $tree_copy = Storable::dclone($tree); 

Cheers,
Stephen

-----Original Message-----
From: Sendu Bala [mailto:bix at sendu.me.uk] 
Sent: 19 April 2007 13:44
To: Stephen Montgomery
Cc: bioperl-l at lists.open-bio.org
Subject: Re: [Bioperl-l] tree copy by-value

Stephen Montgomery wrote:
>  is there an existing method for copying a Bio::Tree::Tree object by
> value?

What do you mean? Describe in a little more detail what you're trying to
do.




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