# oggm.utils.gdir_to_tar¶

oggm.utils.gdir_to_tar(gdir, base_dir=None, delete=True)[source]

Writes the content of a glacier directory to a tar file.

The tar file is located at the same location of the original directory. The glacier directory objects are useless if deleted!

Parameters: base_dir : str path to the basedir where to write the directory (defaults to the same location of the original directory) delete : bool delete the original directory afterwards (default) the path to the tar file

Notes

Files writen to the glacier directory: