Christopher Fields
and 1 contributors

NAME

Bio::DB::Persistent::PrimarySeq - Proxy object for database PrimarySeq representations

SYNOPSIS

Give standard usage here

DESCRIPTION

This is a proxy object which will ferry calls to/from database for the heavy stuff (sequence data) while it stores the simple attributes in memory. This object is obtained from a DBAdaptor.

FEEDBACK

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rather than to the module maintainer directly. Many experienced and reponsive experts will be able look at the problem and quickly address it. Please include a thorough description of the problem with code and data examples if at all possible.

Reporting Bugs

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AUTHOR - Hilmar Lapp, Ewan Birney

Email hlapp at gmx.net Based in idea largely on Bio::DB::Seq by Ewan Birney.

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APPENDIX

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

Overridden methods

primary_key

 Title   : primary_key
 Usage   : $obj->primary_key($newval)
 Function: Get/set the primary key value.

           We override this here from PersistentObjectI in order to
           propagate the primary key to a possibly attached PrimarySeq
           object if PrimarySeqI is implemented by composition.

 Example : 
 Returns : value of primary_key (a scalar)
 Args    : new value (a scalar, optional)