dump

astropy.io.misc.yaml.dump(data, stream=None, **kwargs)[source]

Serialize a Python object into a YAML stream using the AstropyDumper class. If stream is None, return the produced string instead.

Parameters
dataobject

Object to serialize to YAML

streamfile-like object, optional

YAML output (if not supplied a string is returned)

**kwargs

Other keyword arguments that get passed to yaml.dump()

Returns
outstr or None

If no stream is supplied then YAML output is returned as str