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AHELP for CIAO 4.9

ciao_caldb

Context: contrib

Synopsis

Utility routines for the CIAO CALDB (CIAO contributed package).

Syntax

from ciao_contrib.caldb import *

Description

The ciao_contrib.caldb module provides utility routines for the CIAO CALDB, and is provided as part of the CIAO contributed scripts package.

Loading the routines

The module can be loaded into ChIPS or Sherpa by saying:

from ciao_contrib.caldb import *

Contents

The caldb module provides the following routines:

Routine Description
check_caldb_version() Check whether the locally-installed version of the Chandra CALDB is up to date
get_caldb_dir() Returns the location of the locally-installed CALDB
get_caldb_releases() Returns the version and release dates of the Chandra CALDB
get_caldb_installed() Returns the version and release date of the locally-installed version of the Chandra CALDB
get_caldb_installed_version() Returns the version of the locally-installed version of the Chandra CALDB
get_caldb_installed_date() Returns the date of the locally-installed version of the Chandra CALDB

See the ahelp files for the individual packages and the contributed scripts page for further information.

Bugs

See the bugs pages for an up-to-date listing of known bugs.

Refer to the CIAO bug pages for an up-to-date listing of known issues.

See Also

contrib
check_caldb_version, get_caldb

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