picklify scans the current simulation directory and produces a SimDir pickle file. If a file already existed, it will be ignored and a new one will be produced.

#!/usr/bin/env python3

# Copyright (C) 2021-2022 Gabriele Bozzola
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import logging
import os

from kuibit import argparse_helper as kah
from kuibit.simdir import SimDir

if __name__ == "__main__":

    desc = f"""\
{kah.get_program_name()} creates a pickle file for the given simulation.
If the file already exists, the simdir will be scanned again and the
file will be overwritten."""

    parser = kah.init_argparse(desc)

    # For this script, we need a pickle file, so we are going to provide a
    # default value

    args = kah.get_args(parser)

    logger = logging.getLogger(__name__)

    if args.verbose:
        logging.basicConfig(format="%(asctime)s - %(message)s")

    logger.debug(f"Using pickle file {args.pickle_file}")

    if os.path.exists(args.pickle_file):
        logger.debug("Found existing pickle file, it will be overwritten")

    sim = SimDir(args.datadir, ignore_symlinks=args.ignore_symlinks)
    logger.debug("Prepared SimDir")

    # Now an interesting trick: we force the evaluation of all the subcomponents
    # of SimDir, so that we can save them. To do this, we simply call the
    # __str__ method.
    _ = str(sim)
    logger.debug("Filled SimDir")