[Bioperl-l] Re: [Bioperl-guts-l] [Bug 1720] New: Bug in Bio::SeqFeature::Generic.pm DESTROY causes object corruption.. fix included!

Aaron J. Mackey amackey at pcbi.upenn.edu
Fri Dec 10 11:59:27 EST 2004

Probably because the offending code in get_tag_values doesn't check for 
defined($hash{$key}) but just exists($hash{$key}) (and then merrily 
tries to dereference it as an array).  It's a bug in BioPerl, to be 
sure, but not as mystical as it seems.


On Dec 10, 2004, at 11:55 AM, Alok Saldanha wrote:

> I still don't understand why adding delete() to DESTROY causes the 
> problem to go away

Aaron J. Mackey, Ph.D.
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