Save the current Sherpa session to a file.
- filename (str, optional) – The name of the file to write the results to. The default is ‘sherpa.save’.
- clobber (bool, optional) – This flag controls whether an existing file can be
True) or if it raises an exception (
False, the default setting).
sherpa.utils.err.IOErr– If filename already exists and clobber is
The current Sherpa session is saved using the Python pickle module. The output is a binary file, which may not be portable between versions of Sherpa, but is platform independent, and contains all the data. This means that files created by save can be sent to collaborators to share results.
Save the current session to the file ‘sherpa.save’.
Save the current session to the file ‘bestfit.sherpa’, overwriting any existing version of the file.
>>> save('bestfit.sherpa', clobber=True)