[greenstone-users] problem launching GLI in Windows XP

From Anupama of Greenstone Team
DateTue Apr 20 16:20:35 2010
Subject [greenstone-users] problem launching GLI in Windows XP
In-Reply-To (FEA827C08D2D824CA8BD22534B1DD2BA25A79B3889-KENTS-MBX01-KENTS-LOCAL)
Hi Yin,

I think this may be due to there being spaces in the filepath to your
Greenstone installation. I have more recently found there were in fact
still issues to do with this when running GLI.
Could you try uninstalling and then reinstalling Greenstone 2.83
somewhere else, in a location where there are no spaces in the filepath
(no space characters in any of the parent directories containing your

For example, if you have admin rights, try installing it into say

Does the problem you described persist after the reinstall?

We have been looking at sorting out the larger problem of GLI dealing
with spaces and intend on fixing it.


ZHANG, YIN wrote:
> Hi,
> Sorry if this has been answered before - I did search the listserv archives and found this question was asked a few times but I did not see a solution.
> I recently upgraded to 2.83 windows version of Greenstone and have problem to launch the Librarian Interface. I did uninstall the previous version and then install v2.83. When I try to launch the GLI from Start/Programs, a command prompt pops up for a second and then disappears. When I try to run gli.bat in the command mode, it only shows an incomplete copyright message that ends "was unexpected at this time."
> I have checked that both Perl and java are installed. Also, I have the admin rights to the computer, and checked the permissions of greenstone directory and ruled the permission issue out
> Any help would be really appreciated.
> Yin
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