spotPrepare: Prepares the configuration (spotConfig) for SPOT

Description Usage Arguments Value Note See Also


Set some globally important parameters for SPOT to run, creating the parameter list (spotConfig) for SPOT from given usersConfigFile (.conf -file)


spotPrepare(srcPath, configFile, spotConfigUser)



the absolute path to the SPOT sources


the absolute path including file-specifier


a list of parameters used to configure spot, usually spotConfigUser=NA will be passed to this function, which means the configuration will only be read from the configFile, not given by manual user input. Notice that parameters given in spotConfigUser will overwrite both default values assigned by SPOT, AND values defined in the config file However, values not passed by spotConfigUser will still be used as defaults. If you want to see those defaults, look at spotGetOptions


list spotConfig
- spotConfig is the list of spot parameters created by this function


For developers: this function also manages the include of all functions needed - in the packaged version this is already done when package is installed.

See Also

SPOT spotGetOptions spot

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