How To Get Data From Dcache directly by Root

when using Root, you can specify the root files in 2 different ways:

1 download these files from the dcache directory,then specify the file as a local one. As follows:

1) download the file from dcache using dccp

root@umt3int03 /data02/home/aww/root-5.14-amd64/tutorials#
dccp dcap:// .

61496112 bytes in 2 seconds (30027.40 KB/sec)

2) Insert this file to the file list you are using..


3) run Root .

ps: also there are several ways you can download a file from dcache. you can use srmcp or globus-url-copy instead of dccp. For more information about this,see

* HowToAccessDcacheDataFromLocal

2 Get files directly from dcache. You just need to replace the original files with the new dcap file path. As follows:


notice: you can use any other nodes which have dcap door installed instead of

refer to for more dcap door nodes..

you can do this wherever you need to specify the path of the file you want to use in Root .

-- WenjingWu - 11 Sep 2007
Topic revision: r7 - 29 Oct 2007, WenjingWu
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