[Pw_forum] Line 325 in bands_FS.f90

Paolo Giannozzi giannozz at democritos.it
Fri Mar 27 08:41:57 CET 2009

On Mar 27, 2009, at 24:14 , Paul M. Grant wrote:

> Incidentally, a number of post-processing tools like bands_FS.f90  
> parse
> the pw.x text output files.  I wonder if future releases of PWscf  
> will preserve
> the present layout.

the layout will not change much, but from time to time there will be  
changes and additions. Codes that read the output file should locate
keywords and not rely on line counting. The safe way to read data is
from the data file,  though, not from the output.

Paolo Giannozzi, Democritos and University of Udine, Italy

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