Re: [greenstone-users] Problems with Sub.Txt, the Collector, and Directory Confusion

From George Varamishvili
DateSat, 1 May 2004 00:04:57 +0500
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] Problems with Sub.Txt, the Collector, and Directory Confusion
In-Reply-To (4093F389-TOP1S46)
hello J. Raynor..

may be having a Ftp Access On Greenstone directory Will Solve your problem
(as i Understood Your Problem is that you cant put Metadatda files in
'tmp mpbuildetc' )

Wish You Success , George Varamishvili
Greenstone Developer (Of NPLG - National Parliamentary library of georgia)

----- Original Message -----
From: "jraynor" <>
To: "greenstone-users" <>
Sent: Friday, April 30, 2004 10:47 PM
Subject: [greenstone-users] Problems with Sub.Txt, the Collector,and
Directory Confusion

> First of all, I would like to offer my thanks for the prompt answer to my
> mgpp-related problem -- I rebuilt the collection using mgpp again, and
> working quite nicely now.
> I have, however, another problem.
> I'm trying to add a hierarchical list of subjects now.
> I added the line:
> classify Hierarchy -hfile sub.txt -metadata Subject -sort Title
> to the collection's configuration file, and created a "sub.txt" hierarchy
> using the format:
> "Sample Subject" 1 "Sample Subject"
> to the same folder that I put the documents to be archived and the
> "metadata.xml" file.
> I discovered a .pdf document (at
> said that "sub.txt" needs to go into the "etc" directory of the
> not the "import" directory.
> I'm using the web-based Collector on a computer running Linux. The .pdf
> document suggests "copy[ing] metadata.xml to the input collection folder
> sub.txt, org.txt (and collect.cfg) to the 'etc' directory in the
> current 'tmp mpbuild' folder." I know what the "input" folder is.
> specified in the second step of the web-based collection-building process
> (right after the collection name, contact information, and so forth).
> What I don't, however, understand is
> (a) how to find the name of the "current 'tmp mpbuildetc' directory
> (b) how to get "sub.txt" into that directory with the web-based Collector.
> I understand that it may not be possible to do this without dealing with
> directly, and I'm willing to give it a try, but I'm not really very
> Linux-knowledgable, so somewhat more detailed instructions would be very
> helpful.
> Thank you *very* much in advance.
> J. Raynor
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