get_pkg_data_path

astropy.utils.data.get_pkg_data_path(*path, package=None)[source]

Get path from source-included data directories.

Parameters
*pathstr

Name/location of the desired data file/directory. May be a tuple of strings for os.path joining.

packagestr or None, optional, keyword-only

If specified, look for a file relative to the given package, rather than the calling module’s package.

Returns
pathstr

Name/location of the desired data file/directory.

Raises
ImportError

Given package or module is not importable.

RuntimeError

If the local data file is outside of the package’s tree.