[Biopython-dev] samtools threaded daemon

Peter Cock p.j.a.cock at googlemail.com
Thu Apr 11 13:54:55 UTC 2013

On Thu, Apr 11, 2013 at 2:46 PM, Chris Mitchell <chris.mit7 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Also, if a binary can't be found, having it fallback to the future
> BioPython parser seems like it might be a good idea (provided it has
> similar functionality like creating pileups, does it?).

It has the low level random access via the BAI index done, but
does not yet have a reimplementation of the mpileup code, no.
(Would that be useful compared to calling samtools and parsing
its output?)


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