Like all large python projects, the AMUSE source-code is structured
in packages, subpackages and modules. Packages and subpackages are
directories in the filesystem and modules are python files (A detailed
explanation can be found in
Modules <http://docs.python.org/tutorial/modules.html>). In this
chapter the most important packages are named.
The sourcecode of the AMUSE Code and Legacy Codes layer is
combined in one package. The package name is amuse.
- Root package of the AMUSE code, does not contain test files,
the build system or the test system.
The amuse and the package is further divided into three
- Contains the code of the AMUSE Code layer. The units system,
data io and model and all base classes can be found in
- Contains the code the Legacy Codes layer. The legacy codes
can be found in this package as well as support code for generating
the script to legacy code messaging framework.
- Contains extra and/or extension code. For example, making
initial data models is not one of the main functionalities of AMUSE,
but it is very useful to include this into the codebase.