SRS through GCG?

Ewan Birney birney at
Fri May 8 11:07:08 EST 1998

Staffan Bergh wrote:
> gbottu at (Guy Bottu) writes:
> One solution to the problem would be to simply replace lookup with
> something that uses getz directly, e.g. a perl script.
> Even neater would be if there was a daemonized version of getz that
> could take it's input from a socket, so that you could use the srs
> indices on a remote machine.
> Has anyone done something along these lines? I've started on the
> lookup replacement and was thinking that I would write a perl wrapper
> for getz that I could then run as a daemon on the SRS server (since we
> have GCG and SRS on different machines), but if it already exists it
> would be a bit stupid to reinvent it ...
> Cheers /staffan

Staffan - this would be good. I actually have always been wanting to get
a cleaner
Perl/XS type interface into the SRS internals but haven't got around
getting over
the energy barrier of understanding's SRS's API... (go on srsdev people,
why not
have a perl/XS interface?)

Ewan Birney
<birney at>

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