Function to find the absolute path of a data file
The ObsPy modules are installed to a custom installation directory. That is the path cannot be predicted. This functions searches for all installed ObsPy modules and checks whether the file is in any of the “tests/data/” or “data/” subdirectories.
Parameters: filename A test file name to which the path should be returned. Returns: Full path to file.
>>> get_example_file('slist.ascii') /custom/path/to/obspy/io/ascii/tests/data/slist.ascii
>>> get_example_file('does.not.exists') Traceback (most recent call last): ... OSError: Could not find file does.not.exists ...