pq2-rm man page

pq2-rm — Remove one or more datasets from a dataset meta-repository based on ROOT files


pq2-rm [options] dataset


This manual page documents briefly the pq2-rm program.

pq2-rm is a script invoking the pq2 ROOT application to remove one or more datasets 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).


Datasets to be removed; the '*' wild card in the items (in such a case the full string, as shown by pq2-ls, should be given, e.g. '/default/ganis/h1-set5*'.


-h, --help
Display help information.
-k, --keep
Keep the temporary files created during the analysis under $TMPDIR
Verbose mode
-d <dataset>, --dataset=<dataset>
Alternative way to define the datasets to be removed.
-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; defualt 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-info-server(1), pq2-ana-dist(1), pq2-put(1), pq2-verify(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-info-server(1), pq2-ls(1), pq2-ls-files(1), pq2-ls-files-server(1), pq2-put(1), pq2-redistribute(1), pq2-verify(1).

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ROOT Version 5