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Allow expandStringToList() to accept non-existent files.

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       + Tags for PyJobTransformsCore are ordered in inverse chronological order.  
+2010-06-23 Alvin Tan <>
+    * Allow newly modified expandStringToList() function to accept non-existent files.
 2010-06-18 Alvin Tan <>
     * Added retry functionality for event counting.
     * LFN look-up (in PFC) performed if input file not local. 'LFN:' filename prefix


             if valIn == 'NONE': return []
             # split the comma separated list (outside brackets)
-                return expandStringToList( valIn )
+                return expandStringToList( valIn, False )
             except Exception, msg:
                 raise TransformDefinitionError( '%s=%s: %s' % (, valIn, msg ) )


         ver = ''
     return 'LFN:' +'url') +'lfn') + ver
-def expandStringToList(valIn):
+def expandStringToList( valIn, ensureExistence = None ):
     """Comma separated list of filenames. Each filename in the list can be coded
     with the following syntax:
     '#','##' are used to highlight the dataset so as to reflect it in the job report and metadata.xml files."""
     listSep = ','
+    if ensureExistence is None:
+        ensureExistence = True
     def globExpand( valIn ):
         ds = ''
         if '#' in valIn:
             add = globExpand( val )
         if not add:
             add = expandParallelVectorNotation( val )
-        add = [ getCorrectedFilename( x, forceLFN ) for x in add ]
+        if ensureExistence:
+            add = [ getCorrectedFilename( x, forceLFN ) for x in add ]
         all += add
     return all
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