Re: [greenstone-users] Copying collections between Windows and Linux

From Katherine Don
DateMon, 29 May 2006 10:20:49 +1200
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] Copying collections between Windows and Linux
In-Reply-To (4476BD89-7080507-caboose-org-uk)
HI Kevin

Yep, collections transfer ok, as long as the machines have the same
endianness. We copy collections between linux and windows all the time.

Regards,
Katherine

Kevin O'Rourke wrote:
> I'm planning on setting up a local Greenstone server on a Windows
> machine for our library staff to use while developing collections. The
> idea is that when the collection is ready they can copy it across to the
> (Linux) server.
>
> Building on the Windows machine will also take advantage of using MS
> Word to convert .doc files.
>
> Are there any pitfalls I need to be aware of before doing this?
>
> Are line endings (CRLF vs LF) going to be an issue?
>
> Is it OK to copy already-built collections around?
>
> Kevin
>
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