The Task MANAGE_CALDB_HCOPY.PERL
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Task Author: Lorraine Breedon
Current VersionThe current version can be downloaded from ftp://legacy.gsfc.nasa.gov/caldb/software/tested/manage_caldb_hcopy.perl. Note:
OverviewA script to manage a local CALDB containing EXACT copies of HEASARC-supported missions. This script prompts the user for the full path to their local Caldb. Then using this path as the cwd it downloads *.tar.Z files for requested mission/instruments via anonymous ftp from the HEASARC Caldb.
As input, no parameters are required. However an optional input parameter (dspace_check) will force the script to perform disk space checks prior to uncompression and untarring of each file. If omitted no checks performed!
For each tar file the script then:
Each compressed tar file for a given mission/instrument contains :
The above ** files are used ONLY when the local manager is up-dating/
maintaining HEASARC-supported missions which have been CUSTOMISED to
also contain personal/locally produced datasets. i.e. they are thus
NOT used in this script.
Page author: Michael F. Corcoran
Last updated: Tuesday, 04-Dec-2012 12:28:36 EST.