Leon Timmermans | 4 Dec 01:29 2012

Re: Bio::DB::Fasta and threads

On Mon, Dec 3, 2012 at 3:36 AM, Florent Angly <florent.angly <at> gmail.com> wrote:
> The first issue is the serialization of Bio::DB::IndexedBase-inheriting
> (e.g. Bio::DB::Fasta and Bio::DB::Qual) objects, which is needed for
> threading (for example when using Thread::Queue::Any). I implemented hooks
> that make it transparent to serialize using Storable freeze() and thaw().

I don't think serializing a magical thingie makes much sense. Storable
is commonly used for a lot more things than interthread communication
(e.g. network communication), this would often not work under such