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lhapdf-getdata: Get PDF sets from the LHAPDF repository


lhapdf-getdata - Get PDF sets from the LHAPDF repository


lhapdf-getdata [--main] [--all] [--repo=URL] [--dest=DEST] [--dryrun] <name|number> [<name|number> ...]


Grab PDF grid and param files from the LHAPDF repository and install them into the local LHAPDF data directory.


-h, --help
show this help message and exit
Base URL of online sets repository (http://www.hepforge.org/archive/lhapdf/pdfsets/current)
PDF sets directory to install to (/usr/share/lhapdf/PDFsets)
Get ALL sets (this will be hundreds of megabytes... be careful!)
Just list available files
Overwrite existing files
Don't actually do any downloading
-Q, --quiet
Suppress normal messages
-V, --verbose
Add extra debug messages


Show all available sets:
lhapdf-getdata --list
Get all NNPDF PDFs with pattern matching:
lhapdf-getdata NNPDF
Get CTEQ6L1, CTEQ66, MRST-S LO* and LO** PDFs with pattern matching:
lhapdf-getdata CTEQ6ll CTEQ66 lomod MCal
Get MSTW2008 68% confidence PDF by full name:
lhapdf-getdata MSTW2008lo68cl.LHgrid
See how much downloading would be involved in getting all PDF sets:
lhapdf-getdata --all --dryrun
I'm hardcore, give me the whole collection:
lhapdf-getdata --all


This manual page was written by Lifeng Sun <lifongsun [at] gmail.com> for the Debian system (but may be used by others).