[Bioperl-l] PullHSP bug
hlapp at gmx.net
Thu Dec 4 10:12:38 EST 2008
On Dec 2, 2008, at 9:40 PM, Chris Fields wrote:
> It appears the problem boils down to a small inconsistency with the
> way blank IDs are handled between the two BLAST parsers. The
> regular blast parser explicitly sets this to '', while blast_pull
> leaves it undef. When one constructs a LocatableSeq w/o an ID it
> dies, but '' works, hence the problem. I don't think using '' is a
> real solution though (seems like something added to silence errors).
I agree. Using '' where a value is expected is an ugly kludge. Is it
possible to fix this?
: Hilmar Lapp -:- Durham, NC -:- hlapp at gmx dot net :
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