import_download_cache

astropy.utils.data.import_download_cache(filename_or_obj, urls=None, update_cache=False, pkgname='astropy')[source]

Imports the contents of a ZIP file into the cache.

Each member of the ZIP file should be named by a quoted version of the URL whose contents it stores. These names are decoded with unquote().

Parameters
filename_or_objstr or file-like object

Where the stored ZIP file is. Must be something the zipfile module can read from.

urlsset of str or list of str or None

The URLs to import from the ZIP file. The default is all URLs in the file.

update_cachebool, optional

If True, any entry in the ZIP file will overwrite the value in the cache; if False, leave untouched any entry already in the cache.

pkgnamestr, optional

The package name to use to locate the download cache. i.e. for pkgname='astropy' the default cache location is ~/.astropy/cache.

See also

export_download_cache

export the contents the cache to of such a ZIP file

import_file_to_cache

import a single file directly