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// main32.cc is a part of the PYTHIA event generator.
// Copyright (C) 2020 Torbjorn Sjostrand.
// PYTHIA is licenced under the GNU GPL v2 or later, see COPYING for details.
// Please respect the MCnet Guidelines, see GUIDELINES for details.

// Keywords:
//            Matching
//            Merging
//            MLM

// This is a sample program showing Alpgen- or Madgraph-style MLM matching
// for Madgraph LHEF or native Alpgen format event files.
//
// Please see the 'Jet Matching Style' manual page for a description of the
// parameters and user options.

// Includes and namespace
#include "Pythia8/Pythia.h"
#include "Pythia8Plugins/CombineMatchingInput.h"
using namespace Pythia8;

//==========================================================================

int main() {

 // Generator and read in commands.
  Pythia pythia;
  pythia.readFile("main32.cmnd");

  // Extract settings to be used in the main program.
  int nEvent = pythia.mode("Main:numberOfEvents");
  int nAbort = pythia.mode("Main:timesAllowErrors");
  int nSkip  = pythia.mode("Main:spareMode1");

  // Create UserHooks pointer. Stop if it failed. Pass pointer to Pythia.
  CombineMatchingInput combined;
  combined.setHook(pythia);

  // Initialise Pythia.
  if (!pythia.init()) {
    cout << "Error: could not initialise Pythia" << endl;
    return 1;
  };

  // Optionally skip ahead in LHEF.
  pythia.LHAeventSkip( nSkip );

  // Begin event loop. Optionally quit it before end of file.
  int iAbort = 0;
  for (int iEvent = 0; ;  ++iEvent) {
    if (nEvent > 0 && iEvent >= nEvent) break;

    // Generate events. Quit if at end of file or many failures.
    if (!pythia.next()) {
      if (pythia.info.atEndOfFile()) {
        cout << "Info: end of input file reached" << endl;
        break;
      }
      if (++iAbort < nAbort) continue;
      cout << "Abort: too many errors in generation" << endl;
      break;
    }

    // Event analysis goes here.

  // End of event loop.
  }

  // Final statistics and done.
  pythia.stat();

  return 0;
}