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/* Contact: Heng Li <lh3@sanger.ac.uk> */

#ifndef FAIDX_H
#define FAIDX_H

/*!
  @header

  Index FASTA files and extract subsequence.

  @copyright The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute.
 */

struct __faidx_t;
typedef struct __faidx_t faidx_t;

#ifdef __cplusplus
extern "C" {
#endif

      /*!
        @abstract   Build index for a FASTA or razip compressed FASTA file.
        @param  fn  FASTA file name
        @return     0 on success; or -1 on failure
        @discussion File "fn.fai" will be generated.
       */
      int fai_build(const char *fn);

      /*!
        @abstract    Distroy a faidx_t struct.
        @param  fai  Pointer to the struct to be destroyed
       */
      void fai_destroy(faidx_t *fai);

      /*!
        @abstract   Load index from "fn.fai".
        @param  fn  File name of the FASTA file
       */
      faidx_t *fai_load(const char *fn);

      /*!
        @abstract    Fetch the sequence in a region.
        @param  fai  Pointer to the faidx_t struct
        @param  reg  Region in the format "chr2:20,000-30,000"
        @param  len  Length of the region
        @return      Pointer to the sequence; null on failure

        @discussion The returned sequence is allocated by malloc family
        and should be destroyed by end users by calling free() on it.
       */
      char *fai_fetch(const faidx_t *fai, const char *reg, int *len);

      /*!
        @abstract    Fetch the number of sequences. 
        @param  fai  Pointer to the faidx_t struct
        @return      The number of sequences
       */
      int faidx_fetch_nseq(const faidx_t *fai);

      /*!
        @abstract    Fetch the sequence in a region.
        @param  fai  Pointer to the faidx_t struct
        @param  c_name Region name
        @param  p_beg_i  Beginning position number (zero-based)
        @param  p_end_i  End position number (zero-based)
        @param  len  Length of the region
        @return      Pointer to the sequence; null on failure

        @discussion The returned sequence is allocated by malloc family
        and should be destroyed by end users by calling free() on it.
       */
      char *faidx_fetch_seq(const faidx_t *fai, char *c_name, int p_beg_i, int p_end_i, int *len);

#ifdef __cplusplus
}
#endif

#endif

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