New interfaces and interactions
VO Partner's corner
The CDS package Anafile is dedicated for VizieR ingestion. The anafile tool is usefull to analyze the integrity between data files and the ReadMe.
A VizieR catalogue is made by a collection of tables described in a standardized ReadMe file (see Standards for Astronomical Catalogues). Tables are stored and available by FTP in a standard ASCII format output with aligned columns.
The ReadMe file contains informations (like the abstract, bibliographic identifier, authors name, keywords) and the tables description including the column description(the byte-by-byte of the tables, unit, definition, ..)
Get more informations:
The anafile package is a C-application.
* Create the Makefile
Add the ouptut directory (binary directory installation) using the option –prefix.
* Compil the sources
make clean make make install
* test tool