Posted: Mon Nov 28, 2005 1:52 pm Post subject: mkscript problem
Sorry it's taken a while to get back to you. Yes, the "blah" method
seems to be providing a workaround. I hadn't thought that this was an
overly complicated set of commands, but live and learn I suppose. Thanks
for your help.
On Wed, 23 Nov 2005, Rob Seaman wrote:
> Hi Melissa,
> > I am currently trying to put together what was originally meant to
> > be a
> > simple command line script using mkscript and seem to have stumbled
> > onto a
> > bug. It appears that IRAF is literally ignoring two lines in the
> > script
> > for no apparent reason. It literally skips over those lines and
> > continutes
> > to the next. If I put a slush line in (I used "blah") it works, which
> > leads me to think that the issue is that the lines are ignored
> > rather than
> > there being a syntax issues with the commands.
> I have been unable to duplicate your problem and suspect that the
> loose syntax of the simple list of commands compiled by mkscript has
> something to do with the problem. Mkscript was never intended to
> create long, involved scripts. Would recommend you consult the CL
> Script Users Guide (http://iraf.noao.edu/iraf/ftp/iraf/docs/
> script.pdf) for other options.
> In the mean time, it sounds like the "blah" method provides a
> workaround for the problem you are seeing?
> Rob Seaman
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