[Bioperl-l] Bio::ASN1::EntrezGene parse so slowly?

Sean Davis sdavis2 at mail.nih.gov
Fri Apr 11 23:50:44 EDT 2008

gene_info is a tab-delimited text file, if I recall correctly.  Have
you looked at it?  If it is, you should be able to parse it in a few
seconds with just a couple lines of code.


On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 1:08 AM, zoujing <1zoujing at 163.com> wrote:
>   I want to parse a file "gene_info" from NCBI. The format of Gene in NCBI is
>  ASN1, right? So I used Bio::ASN1::EntrezGene. But it didn't work
>  properly/too slow. The file is about 500M.
>   The code is following:
>   use Bio::ASN1::EntrezGene;
>   my $parser = Bio::ASN1::EntrezGene->new('file' => $ARGV[0]);
>   my $i = 0;
>   while(my $result = $parser->next_seq)
>   { last; #something to do there, here use last for test}
>   When it goes to the "while" part, it is processing on and on, it does not
>  went out, even I used "last" in the "while" part.
>    So I wonder whether it is too slow or the module is not fit for this job,
>  or I did something wrong?
>   Thank you!
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