pq2-info-server man page

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The PQ2 tools are deprecated and will be removed in ROOT v6.16/00.

Please contact the ROOT team at http://root.cern.ch in the unlikely event this change is disruptive for your workflow.

pq2-info-server — Display info about the datasets on a given server from a dataset meta-repository based on ROOT files


pq2-info-server [options] server


This manual page documents briefly the pq2-info-server program.

pq2-info-server is a script invoking the pq2 ROOT application to display info about the datasets on a given server from a dataset meta-repository based on ROOT files; the repository can be accessed via the local file system or a remote file server daemon or a PROOF facility.

More details about the underlying 'pq2' application can be found in the man page pq2(1).



Server for which the information is wanted.


-h, --help

Display help information.

-k, --keep

Keep the temporary files created during the analysis under $TMPDIR


Verbose mode


Alternative way to define the server.

-u <serverurl>, --url=<serverurl>

URL of the PROOF master or data server providing the information; for data servers, it must include the directory. Can also be specified via the environment variables PQ2PROOFURL or PQ2DSSRVURL (see Environment Variables)."

-t <dir>, --tmpdir=<dir>

Directory for temporary files; default is /tmp/<username>.

Environment Variables

See setup-pq2(1).

See Also

pq2(1), setup-pq2(1), pq2-ls(1), pq2-ls-files(1), pq2-ls-files-server(1), pq2-ana-dist(1), pq2-put(1), pq2-verify(1), pq2-rm(1), pq2-cache(1)

For more information on the ROOT system, please refer to http://root.cern.ch

Original Authors

Gerardo Ganis for the ROOT team.


This manual page was originally written by Gerardo Ganis <gerardo.ganis@cern.ch>, for ROOT version 5.

Referenced By

pq2(1), pq2-ana-dist(1), pq2-cache(1), pq2-ls(1), pq2-ls-files(1), pq2-ls-files-server(1), pq2-put(1), pq2-redistribute(1), pq2-rm(1), pq2-verify(1).

Version 5 ROOT