Edward Kawas > MOBY > MOBY::RDF::Ontologies::Cache::CacheUtils

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NAME ^

MOBY::RDF::Ontologies::Cache::CacheUtils - Utility module that aids in caching

SYNOPSIS ^

        use MOBY::RDF::Ontologies::Cache::CacheUtils;
        my $cachedir = "C:/tmp/";
        my $url      = "http://moby.ucalgary.ca/moby/MOBY-Central.pl";
        my $uri      = "http://moby.ucalgary.ca/MOBY/Central";

        my $x = MOBY::RDF::Ontologies::Cache::CacheUtils->new(

                endpoint  => $url,
                namespace => $uri,
                cache     => $cachedir,

        );

        # create the cache directory
        $x->create_cache_dirs;

        # check if the cache exists
        print "Cache exists!\n" if $x->cache_exists();
        print "Cache doesnt exist!\n" unless $x->cache_exists();

        # get the cache dir
        print "The cache dir is: " . $x->cachedir . "\n";

        # get the exact location of all cache dirs
        my $dirs = $x->get_cache_dirs();
        while ( ( $key, $value ) = each( %{$dirs} ) ) {    
                print "$key is stored in $value\n";
        }

DESCRIPTION ^

        This module aids in the creation and maintainence of cache directories

AUTHORS ^

 Edward Kawas (edward.kawas [at] gmail [dot] com)

SUBROUTINES ^

new

Instantiate a CacheUtils object.

Parameters: * A Hash with keys: -> endpoint => the BioMOBY registry endpoint to use <required> -> namespace => the BioMOBY registry namespace to use <required> -> cache => the directory to store the cache <required>

If endpoint or cache are not specified, then new fails (dies).

cache_exists

Return true if a local cache for the given registry exists (or probably exists). An argument is a an endpoint of a registry.

cachedir

Return the cache dir

create_cache_dirs

Creates the cache directories needed for generating datatypes and services.

Throws an exception if there are problems creating the directories.

get_cache_dirs

Gets the cache directories used for a specific cache as a hash.

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