Re: [greenstone-users] Greenstone on Debian and DJVU

From John R. McPherson
DateFri, 13 Feb 2004 08:01:08 +1300
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] Greenstone on Debian and DJVU
In-Reply-To (5-2-0-9-0-20040211160027-0283e820-mailserver-unimi-it)
On Thu, Feb 12, 2004 at 10:26:18AM +0100, Federica Zanardini wrote:

> I'm trying to create a digital library in my university (a collection of
> art periodicals of the early '900, the "Fondo Marengo", about 80.000
> scannered tiff images), and now I'm valuating the platform on which install
> greenstone.
> I wonder if someone have installed Greenstone on Linux Debian and if are
> there binaries compiled? Or I can only compile the source code?

Hi,
we currently don't create packages for the different linux distributions,
we only have the source code, and a staticly linked x86 linux binary
distribution (although this has a binary perl module that only works with
perl v5.6) that should work on any x86 linux machine using perl 5.6.

Having said that, I use Debian Testing at home, so if you are using
debian testing or debian unstable I could tar up my installation for you,
but this wouldn't work on Debian Stable.

> An other question: it is possible to use the format DjVU for a Greenstone
> images-collection (on the handbook I have not found it)?

We do not have a greenstone plugin for handling DjVU that I am aware of,
although I think someone else has raised this in the last few weeks and
may have done some work on it.
Someone else might be able to answer this question with more information.

John McPherson