Re: [ROOT] TGeoManager->AddTrack() and TGeoTrack->AddDaughter()

From: Andrei Gheata (
Date: Fri Mar 05 2004 - 16:46:12 MET

In CVS now.

LEE, KERRY T. (JSC-SR) (UHCL) wrote:

>Dear ROOT Team,
>I spoke with Andrei about this at the ROOT workshop, but thought I'd post it
>here to make an official request.
>I'd like to request two methods TGeoManager->AddTrack(TGeoTrack *track) and
>TGeoTrack->AddDaughter(TGeoTrack *track).  The reason for such a request is
>that when using FLUKA and trying to display the tracks in ROOT, one does not
>always know the parent of the current particle track at the time FLUKA is
>trasporting the particle.  As you probably know FLUKA starts with the end of
>a branch of tracks and works it way back up to the primary.  It will
>simplify some logic in my code if I could just store the track as a
>TGeoTrack *T until I find out who the parent is and then add it to the
>parent using TGeoTrack->AddDaughter(T).  Then if it turns out the current
>track is the primary simply add it to the manager using

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