[Biopython-dev] Saving a Trie

Lenna Peterson arklenna at gmail.com
Wed Jul 31 19:17:59 UTC 2013

I recall a bug report about this on redmine, but I can't find it or get the
site to load at all (although downforeveryoneorjustme claims it's up).

I don't have experience using pickle on non-default objects, but I wasn't
aware an object needed a specific method to be pickled. What error does it
throw when you pickle.dump() it?

I did find a somewhat related SO question that suggests trie pickling could
be a non-straightforward proposition:




On Wed, Jul 31, 2013 at 2:12 PM, Rishi Sharma <sharma409 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> I was was wondering how i might write a Trie to file. It doesn't seem to
> have a write() method so pickling won't work. I'm not sure how the
> biopython save is intended to work, so I guess that is what I'm asking.
> Thanks for your help,
> Rishi Sharma
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