[greenstone-users] Re: How To Ask Questions The Smart Way Was: (no subject)

From Anandh Jayaraman
DateSat, 11 Oct 2003 01:19:49 +0530 (IST)
Subject [greenstone-users] Re: How To Ask Questions The Smart Way Was: (no subject)
In-Reply-To (3F85E327-9030107-cs-waikato-ac-nz)
On Fri, 10 Oct 2003, Stuart A Yeates wrote:

> Hello Anandh
> We can almost certainly help you with the problem, but not with the
> amount of information you have given us about it. Useul information you
> could give us would include:

Yea, u r right, i could have given more information abt my problem.

Well here im giving the information which r needed to solve my problem.

> (1) the operating system you are using (Windows Me/ Windows 95/ Linux/
> MacOs/ etc)

Operating System : Windows 2000 professional.

> (2) some indication of the nature of the data you're trying to import
> including:
> (a) the file format (doc/pdf/ps/bib/html/avi/etc)

I tried to build text files.

> (b) the language of the text in the documents (English/ German/ Chinese/
> etc) and

Language is English.

> (c) whether the data is in a few large files or many small files

The data is in many small files. (from 1k to 5 or 6k)

> (3) the version of greenstone you are using

Version gsdl 2.36

> (4) the commandline you are using

I donn understand this one.....hope u r asking abt the command that i
used to build the files.

perl -S import.pl

> (5) the last line that appears on the screen before it hangs

as soon as i enter the above command it starts importing the files and
finaly hangs after 5 hours (for 100 mb)

> (6) some indication of how long you waited to verify that greenstone had
> actually hung

i waited more than half an hour. In browser it dint show me the building

> Each of these give us some chance of helping you. If you want more
> information on how to get help on the greenstone mailing list (and
> indeed, help on any open source project), I strongly recommend Eric
> Raymond and Rick Moen's "How To Ask Questions The Smart Way" article at:
> http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html

Yea thanks for ur advice, surely i'll visit to this website.

> I hope this helps

> stuart yeates