Commit 2644fe23 authored by Yannick DAYER's avatar Yannick DAYER

[doc] Updating a part of installation instructions

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.. _bob.pad.base.installation:
.. todo::
update and link to general bob install instructions.
===========================
Installation Instructions
===========================
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please refer to the `spoofing_databases <https://gitlab.idiap.ch/bob/bob/wikis/Packages>`_.
After downloading the original data for the databases, you will need to tell ``bob.pad``, where these databases can be found.
For this purpose, we have decided to implement a special file, where you can set your directories.
Similar to ``bob.bio.base``, by default, this file is located in ``~/.bob_bio_databases.txt``, and it contains several lines, each line looking somewhat like:
For this purpose, a command exist to define your directories:
.. code-block:: text
[DEFAULT_DATABASE_DIRECTORY] = /path/to/your/directory
.. code-block:: sh
.. note::
If this file does not exist, feel free to create and populate it yourself.
$ bob config set bob.db.<dbname> /path/to/the/db/data/folder
Please use ``./bin/databases.py`` for a list of known databases, where you can see the raw ``[YOUR_DATABASE_PATH]`` entries for all databases that you haven't updated, and the corrected paths for those you have.
Please use ``resources.py -t database`` for a list of known databases, where you can see the default entries for all databases that you haven't updated, and the corrected paths for those you have.
.. note::
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