Re: [greenstone-users] Greenstone installation/configuration

From Michael Dewsnip
DateTue, 17 Jan 2006 14:24:58 +1300
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] Greenstone installation/configuration
In-Reply-To (43CC0366-1040804-cs-waikato-ac-nz)
Hi Gordon,

>>2) Mapping drive
>>In lieu of using the GLI Applet I though about installing Greenstone
>>on individual librarian computers and mapping a drive to the 'collect'
>>directory on the web server (a viable alternative). I read that
>>mapping a drive in conjunction with the '-collectdir' option on the
>>command line would accomplish this. However, in practice, the remote
>>drive is recognized by Greenstone but when a user build a collection
>>not all the files are placed on the server. Again, I'm wondering if
>>this approach is workable and if perhaps it requires additional
>>configuration (beyond the -colldir switch) in order to work?
>I think this should work correctly -- if it doesn't then this is a bug,
>and we'd like to fix it. I'll try to reproduce this problem today if I
>have time.
This definitely works for me, and the remote building functionality uses
this also so it's had a fair bit of testing. You are using Greenstone
v2.62, correct?

I'd be interested to know which files aren't placed on the server, so we
can track this problem down and fix it.