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The contig structure holds simple information about each contiguous stretch of sequence. The actual contents and sequence of the contig is held within the readings structures, including the relative positioning of each sequence.

io_read_contig io contig_number
Reads a contig structure from a specified io number and stores it in a keyed list.

io_write_contig io contig_number keyed_list_contents
Writes a contig structure stored in the keyed_list to a specified io number. Returns 0 for success, -1 for failure.

For a description of the database structure, see (FIXME) "The GContigs Structure".

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