NAME

stag-join.pl - joins two stag files together based around common key


SYNOPSIS

  stag-join.pl  -w xml country/city_id=capital/capital_id countries.xml capitals.xml
  stag-join.pl  -w itext gene/tax_id=species/tax_id genedb.itext speciesdb.itext


DESCRIPTION

Performs a relational-style INNER JOIN between two stag trees; this effectively merges two files together, based on some kind of ID in the file


ARGUMENTS

-p|parser FORMAT
FORMAT is one of xml, sxpr or itext, or the name of a perl module

xml assumed as default

-w|writer FORMAT
FORMAT is one of xml, sxpr or itext, or the name of a perl module


LIMITATIONS

currently not event based, so may not be memory efficicent. could be easily rewritten to be event based


SEE ALSO

the Data::Stag manpage

This script is a wrapper for the method

  Data::Stag->ijoin()

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