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       Bio::DB::Flat::BDB - Interface for BioHackathon standard BDB-indexed flat file


         #You should not be using this module directly.

       See Bio::DB::Flat.


       This object provides the basic mechanism to associate positions in files with primary and
       secondary name spaces. Unlike Bio::Index::Abstract (see Bio::Index::Abstract), this is
       specialized to work with the BerkeleyDB-indexed "common" flat file format worked out at
       the 2002 BioHackathon.

       This object is the guts to the mechanism, which will be used by the specific objects
       inheriting from it.


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       The rest of the documentation details each of the object methods. Internal methods are
       usually preceded with an "_" (underscore).

        Title   : get_PrimarySeq_stream
        Usage   : $stream = get_PrimarySeq_stream
        Function: Makes a Bio::DB::SeqStreamI compliant object
                  which provides a single method, next_primary_seq
        Returns : Bio::DB::SeqStreamI
        Args    : none

        Title   : get_all_primary_ids
        Usage   : @ids = $seqdb->get_all_primary_ids()
        Function: gives an array of all the primary_ids of the
                  sequence objects in the database.
        Example :
        Returns : an array of strings
        Args    : none

   To Be Implemented in Subclasses
       The following methods MUST be implemented by subclasses.

   May Be Overridden in Subclasses
       The following methods MAY be overridden by subclasses.