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How to deal with an error

If an error occurred, the very last output of emchain will be something like

emchain: BEWARE: One or more of the tasks ended in error !
You should then look into the log file for a specific message like
emchain: BEWARE: That task ended in error !
The associated messages may help you understand what happened. The intermediate files will not be erased, you may inspect them.

If you think you have found a workaround (editing a file for example), you may relaunch the task which ended in error, duplicating the call written after 'CMD:' in the log file. You may also relaunch emchain from the intermediate files (see example above).

If the error is of general significance (not just a corrupted file at your site), feel free to send an Observation Report.

XMM-Newton SOC -- 2023-04-16