convert_to_writable_filelike

astropy.io.votable.util.convert_to_writable_filelike(fd, compressed=False)[source]

Returns a writable file-like object suitable for streaming output.

Parameters
fdstr or file-like object

May be:

  • a file path string, in which case it is opened, and the file object is returned.

  • an object with a :meth:write method, in which case that object is returned.

compressedbool, optional

If True, create a gzip-compressed file. (Default is False).

Returns
fdwritable file-like object file-like object