GeomConverter

GeomConverter takes care of creating the geometry description files required by other tools. All these files are created from a single compact geometry description (compact.xml).

Installation

Requirements

  • JAVA 1.5 or higher
  • Maven

Installing from Scratch

Check out the project from CVS:
export CVSROOT=:pserver:anonymous@cvs.freehep.org:/cvs/lcd
cvs login (just hit enter when prompted for password)
cvs co GeomConverter
Build it with maven:
cd GeomConverter
mvn -DskipTests=true clean install

Preinstalled Version on AFS

You can find a pre-installed version on the CERN-LCD AFS space.
/afs/cern.ch/eng/clic/software/GeomConverter/

Running GeomConverter

Go to the target directory in the GeomConverter installation directory and use the command line interface
java -jar GeomConverter-<version>-bin.jar [-o <format>]  [<inputFile> [<outputFile>]]
or the GUI
java -jar GeomConverter-<version>-bin.jar

Output Formats

Format Description
heprep used by wired event display
lcdd gdml based geometry description, used by SLIC
pandora simplified geometry used by PandoraPFA

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