The MANAGE_CALDB_LOCAL.PERL Perl Script
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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_local.perl. Note:
OverviewA script to manage a local CALDB containing HEASARC-supported missions BUT WHERE personal/locally produced cal datasets have been added. This script prompts the user for the full path to their local CALDB. Then using this path as the current working directory it downloads tar 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 used in this script.
Page author: Michael F. Corcoran
Last updated: Thursday, 19-Apr-2012 15:54:38 EDT.