Re: [greenstone-devel] New User Questions

From Michael Dewsnip
DateWed, 10 Sep 2003 17:11:06 +1200
Subject Re: [greenstone-devel] New User Questions
In-Reply-To (OF1E0A5BDC-2B8FA0BD-ON69256D9D-0019B412-69256D9D-0019B448-ntu-edu-au)
Hi Stephen,

Yes, almost all of our code is available via CVS.


cvs -d co gli


Michael wrote:


the most recent version of the GLI available via CVS?



>Stephen De Gabrielle
>Digitisation Officer
>AraDA Project
>Northern Territory University Library
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>Michael Dewsnip <>
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>Yes, you should be able to (it works for me). However, this may not have
>been fully functional when Greenstone v2.40a was released. The
>Greenstone Librarian Interface is still in "beta" mode, but is rapidly
>getting more stable. We have recently had the GLI thoroughly tested
>externally, and are currently working through the list of bugs and
>suggestions that resulted from this. Expect a much more stable version
>with the next Greenstone release.
>Until then, you have three options. The first is to use CVS
>( to get up-to-the-minute GLI source code.
>Secondly, as a one-off I can send you the most recent GLI jar file, to
>replace the old one that you have. Lastly, you can probably get the
>effect you're after by creating a new collection, basing it on your
>existing collection, then dragging all the files from your existing
>collection into the new collection.
>Hope this helps,
>> Michael Dewsnip <> wrote:
>> >Hello,
>> >Thanks for downloading Greenstone, and we hope you
>> >have a lot of success with it. You mention building
>> >collections using the web interface and the
>> command->line -- we also have a new graphical tool for
>> >building collections called the "Greenstone
>> >Librarian Interface" that you might like to try. If
>> >you have version 2.40a of Greenstone, it is located
>> >in the "gli" folder of your Greenstone folder. You
>> >will need version 1.4.0 (or higher) of the Java
>> >Runtime Environment to run the GLI (you will be told
>> >if you don't have this installed).
>> Thank you.  This helps.  I do have the Librarian
>> Interface and have been using it some.  I've noticed,
>> however, that there is no .col file for the collection
>> I've already created.  Do you have to create the
>> collection with the Librarian in order to get a col
>> file?  Can you "import" a collection into the
>> librarian that was created otherwise?
>> Thanks,
>> I56
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