Re: [greenstone-devel] Unable to use GLI Export to Cd-ROM ...

From Michael Dewsnip
DateTue, 20 Jan 2004 09:13:14 +1300
Subject Re: [greenstone-devel] Unable to use GLI Export to Cd-ROM ...
In-Reply-To (Pine-LNX-4-53-0401191443020-27642-ncsi-iisc-ernet-in)
Hi Francis,

There is a separate package ("export collection") that you need to download
and install before you can export collections to CD. Download it from

Let me know if it still doesn't work.

All the best,


Francis Jayakanth wrote:

> Dear List:
> I'm using the latest version of GSDL, v2.41 (local library) on a Win'98
> PC.
> I have built a demo collection using GLI and was unsuccessful trying to use
> the GLI"s Export to CD-ROM feature to export the the collection onto a CD.
> After selecting the collection and clicking on Export button a pop-up
> window with series of error messages comes up. Error messages are listed
> below.
> I realized that the 'local library' version may not support CD exporting
> functionality. I uninstalled the local library version and wanted to do a
> 'custom' setup. But in the 'custom' setup, there is no provision to enable
> the CD exporting feature as it used to be in the older versions.
> Could you pl. let me know how to get the CD exporting functionality
> working using GLI?
> Many thanks in anticipation.
> - Francis
> NCSI, IISc.,
> Bangalore, India.
> Error messages in the pop-up window
> -----------------------------------
> the collection () could not be exported to CD-ROM. Please review output
> below:
> failed: one or more of the following necessary files and
> directories does not exist.
> c:program filesgsdlimages
> c:program filesgsdlmacros
> c:program filesgsdlmappings
> c:program filesgsdletcmain.cfg
> c:program filesgsdlbinwindowsserver.exe
> c:program filesgsdlbinwindowsgssetup.exe
> c:program filesgsdlbinwindowssetup.exe
> c:program filesgsdlbinwindows et32
> c:program filesgsdlbinwindows et16
> c:program filesgsdlbinwindows etscape
> c:program filesgsdlbinwindowswin32s
> c:program filesgsdlbinjavaphind
> command failed.
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