Miscellaneous Utilities (skbio.util.misc)

This module provides miscellaneous useful utility classes and methods that do not fit in any specific module.


create_dir(dir_name[, fail_on_exist, ...]) Create a directory safely and fail meaningfully
flatten(items) Removes one level of nesting from items
remove_files(list_of_filepaths[, ...]) Remove list of filepaths, optionally raising an error if any are missing
safe_md5(open_file[, block_size]) Computes an md5 sum without loading the file into memory
is_casava_v180_or_later(header_line) Check if the header looks like it is Illumina software post-casava v1.8