[Bioperl-l] dealing with large files

Michael Thon mike.thon at gmail.com
Thu Dec 20 00:59:06 EST 2007

On Dec 18, 2007, at 7:04 PM, Stefano Ghignone wrote:

> my $in  = Bio::SeqIO->new(-file => "/bin/gunzip -c $infile |", - 
> format => 'EMBL');

This is just for the sake of curiosity, since you already found a  
solution to your problem, but I wonder how perl will handle a file  
opened this way.  Will it try to suck the whole thing into ram in one  


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