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Bio::DB::DBAdaptorI - DESCRIPTION of Interface


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This interface describes the basic datastore adaptor that acts as a factory.

It allows one to obtain adaptors for specific classes or objects, as well as objects that make a class or object peristent.


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The rest of the documentation details each of the object methods. Internal methods are usually preceded with a _


 Title   : get_object_adaptor
 Usage   : $objadp = $adaptor->get_object_adaptor("Bio::SeqI");
 Function: Obtain an PersistenceAdaptorI compliant object for the given class
           or object.
 Example :
 Returns : The appropriate object adaptor, a Bio::DB::PersistenceAdaptorI
           implementing object.
 Args    : The class (a string) or object for which the adaptor is to be
           obtained. Optionally, a DBContextI implementing object to initialize
           the adaptor with. 


 Title   : create_persistent
 Usage   : $dbadaptor->create_persistent($obj)
 Function: Creates a PersistentObjectI implementing object that adapts the
           given object to the datastore.
 Example :
 Returns : A Bio::DB::PeristentObjectI implementing object
 Args    : An object of a type that can be stored in the datastore adapted
           by this factory. Alternatively, the class name of such an object.
           All remaining arguments should be passed to the constructor of the
           class if the first argument is a class name.