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  1. Data Management
  2. DM-20384

Clarify usage of make_ppdb.py script

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Done
    • Resolution: Done
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: ap_pipe
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    • Story Points:
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    • Sprint:
      AP F19-3 (Skipped)
    • Team:
      Alert Production

      Description

      A third-party guide to using ap_pipe.py suggests using command-line arguments to make_ppdb.py but passing the database config to ap_pipe.py through a file. This is not recommended usage (if the two scripts are configured the same way it's harder to make a hard-to-debug mistake), but the current Sphinx docs don't actually say that the two scripts accept the same config.

      Clarify that make_ppdb.py is configured exactly the same way as ap_pipe.py, including taking config files written for ApPipeConfig. This might be worth putting on a separate topic page under "Using lsst.ap.pipe" – not a tutorial or walkthrough, but just a page explaining what make_ppdb is and why we need it.

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              • Assignee:
                krzys Krzysztof Findeisen
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                krzys Krzysztof Findeisen
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                Scott Daniel
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                Krzysztof Findeisen, Meredith Rawls, Scott Daniel
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