[greenstone-users] Have there ever been changes to the Greenstone Archive file format in later GS vers.?

From Katherine of Greenstone Team
DateSat Apr 4 08:59:08 2009
Subject [greenstone-users] Have there ever been changes to the Greenstone Archive file format in later GS vers.?
In-Reply-To (20090326092608-BSD49101-expms2-cites-uiuc-edu)
Hi Paul

There might have been changes, but we don't really keep track of things
like that :-(

There also might be a problem with your collect.cfg file being too old.

If you want, please send me (off list) your collect.cfg and a couple of
your XML files, and I can take a look.

Do you have any other custom components in your collection, eg custom


Paul Butler wrote:
> Howdy all,
> I am trying to move a collection from Greenstone 2.?(circa 2004) to 2.81 on a remote linux server using the command line import/build process.
> I am trying to buildcol.pl the collection in GS 2.81 using the Greenstone Archive files from the original collection, but the build process is not working. I am wondering, has the Greenstone Archive file format changed enough in the latest versions of Greenstone that this could impede/stop the collection building process? (Incidentally, the Greenstone Archive files I am working with were built outside GS from XML files using XSLT.)
> Thank You,
> Paul B
> Below is the output after buildcol.pl:
> *** creating the compressed text
> collecting text statistics
> ArchivesInfPlugin: processing /disk/1/gsdl/collect/chop/archives/archives.inf
> GreenstoneXMLPlugin: processing CHOP401.dir/doc.xml
> GreenstoneXMLPlugin: processing CHOP001.dir/doc.xml
> mg_passes [-h] [-G] [-D] [-1|-2|-3] [-T1] [-T2] [-I1] [-I2] [-N1]
> [-N2] [-W] [-S] [-b buffer-size] [-d dictionary-directory]
> [-t trace-point Mb] [-m invf-memory] [-c chunk-limit]
> [-n trace-name] [-C comp-stat-size] [-s stem_method]
> [-a stemmer] -f doc-collection-name
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