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NAME

pconcat -- concatenate a list of APPHOT/DAOPHOT databases

USAGE

pconcat infiles outfile

PARAMETERS

infiles
The list of APPHOT/DAOPHOT databases to be concatenated.
outfile
The name of the output APPHOT/DAOPHOT database.
task = "TASK"
The name of the keywords whose value is the name of the task which wrote the database.

DESCRIPTION

PCONCAT is a simple task which accepts a list of APPHOT/DAOPHOT database files and concatenates them into one resultant output file. PCONCAT checks that all the file are indeed APPHOT/DAOPHOT database files and that they were all written by the same task before performing the concatenation.

PCONCAT is a simple script which call TXCONCAT in the PTOOLS package if the input files are text database files or TBCONCAT in the PTOOLS package if the input files are STSDAS database files. TBCONCAT is itself a script which call the TABLES package task TMERGE to do the actual work.

EXAMPLES

1. Concatenate a list of DAOPHOT package task GROUP output database files into a single output file.

   pt> pconcat m92r.grp.1,m92r.grp.2,m92r.grp.3 m92rall.grp.1

TIME REQUIREMENTS

BUGS

SEE ALSO

ptools.txconcat,ptools.tbconcat,tables.tmerge,concatenate


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