[Bioc-devel] How to import a setAs method in one's package?
|@wrence@m|ch@e| @end|ng |rom gene@com
Fri May 8 19:35:47 CEST 2020
setAs() defines methods on the coerce() generic, so you could write
importMethodsFrom(pkg, coerce). However, as() searches the namespace
associated with class(from) for coerce() methods. As long as that
namespace hasn't selectively imported methods on coerce(), it should
end up using the global table and find the appropriate method.
It's best to just importFrom() a generic to get access to its global
table, or import() the entire package. So Hervé's suggestion of
import(methods) is the right way to go
On Fri, May 8, 2020 at 2:07 AM Bhagwat, Aditya
<Aditya.Bhagwat using mpi-bn.mpg.de> wrote:
> Dear BioC compatriots,
> How does one import a setAs method (which is generally not exported)?
> I in particular need to import as(., DataFrame) and am a bit puzzled on how to do this.
> Thank you!
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