> I think this error comes from msp.c:
> sprintf ( string, "%s aborting, failed creating directory %s",
> my_name, adam_user );
> so implying that your $ADAM_USER variable is defined by empty.
Indeed, if I echo that I find that it is an undefined variable
> What does the output of oracdr_acsis say?
you mean if I just do '> oracdr_acsis'? Then I get
**** Created data directory 'reduced/acsis/20120605' ****
Unable to locate a raw data directory. Please fix ORAC_DATA_IN.
ORAC Data Reduction Pipeline (ORAC-DR Version unknown)
Configured for instrument ACSIS
Type "oracdr -man" for usage
Type 'showme sunXXX' to browse the hypertext documentation
Raw data will be read from raw/acsis/spectra/20120605
!!!!!!!!!!!! but that directory does not exist !!!!!!!!!
Reduced data will appear in reduced/acsis/20120605
++++++++ For online ACSIS reduction use oracdr -loop flag -skip +++++++++
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ORAC-DR website: http://www.oracdr.org/
Should I be specifying ORAC_DATA_IN as well as ORAC_DATA_ROOT?
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