Re: [greenstone-users] Shared build folder?

From Michael Dewsnip
DateTue, 02 Nov 2004 13:05:51 +1300
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] Shared build folder?
In-Reply-To (Pine-LNX-4-44-0411011058470-10985-100000-fornax-it-iitb-ac-in)
Hi,

> I tried this. I tried physically placing some docs in the import
> directory of the collection and built it using the gli. It didn't work. I
> tried the same using command line build command. It threw some
> errors. Can you tell me if I'm doing something wrong?

We can't tell anything from the information in your e-mail sorry! Saying "it
didn't work" and "it threw some errors" doesn't really help us to diagnose your
problem. You need to provide as much information as you can about the problem:
tell us what didn't work, how it didn't work, what you were expecting to happen,
what actually happened, what the errors were, when the errors occurred, ...

It is a waste of our time to have to respond to questions by saying "please send
more information". Please, if you want us to help you, you need to help us by
supplying as much information as possible.

Regards,

Michael


> > Hi,
> >
> > > Hi,
> > > I was wondering if I could have a shared folder where people could add
> > > files and the librarian just builds it from command line or have an
> > > automated script that does this. The people in our lab are very impressed
> > > with the greenstone interface and its functionalities but have expressed
> > > their desire to have some kinduva distributed system where they could add
> > > to the collection.Greenstone version3 was not found very useful since the
> > > applet takes a lot of time to download. Is there any way I could have them
> > > upload the files into the collect/collection-name/import directory so that
> > > the librarian could build it later or have a script do this?
> >
> > Yes you can do this, exactly as you describe: have people upload their data
> > into the collect/collection-name/import directory, and have a project leader
> > rebuild the collection periodically. You just need a way of moving data
> > around your network -- how to do this depends on your network, and is
> > independent of Greenstone.
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Michael
> >
> >
>
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