[Bioperl-l] BLASTXML changes (good this time!)

Chris Fields cjfields at uiuc.edu
Thu Feb 8 09:20:26 EST 2007


BLAST XML parsing should now work for any CPAN-based XML::SAX parser!

XML::SAX::PurePerl (comes with XML::SAX, the slowest)
XML::SAX::ExpatXS (the fastest)

Grant MacLean has updated XML::SAX on CPAN to fix a XML::SAX:PurePerl  
bug, so using that parser will necessitate an XML::SAX upgrade.  I  
had also found a bug in the SAX handler which chopped off a large  
chunk of the description for hits which is now fixed in CVS.

If Sendu is out there, I think we can safely remove any dependencies  
beyond XML::SAX 0.15 for the next release.  Should I go ahead and  
modify Build.PL?


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