[greenstone-users] Exploding ISIS databases

From Renate Morgenstern
DateThu, 21 Sep 2006 22:27:13 +0100
Subject [greenstone-users] Exploding ISIS databases
In-Reply-To (200609201951-k8KJp2PV027521-venus-namweb-com-na)
Hi,

The database of photos we have has records with one caption, but
multiple occurrences of file names images, e.g. 0001.jpg%2345.jpg. I
noticed that only the first one is exploded - is this correct?
THanks
Renate


>HI Michael,
>
>I now tested the new explode database with the option of specifying
>the number of records per folder in a CDS/ISIS database.
>I tested with 89 records and it worked fine. But now the database has
>171 records and when I use the option 100 records folder, it does not
>extract the metadata from the ISIS records. When I set the limit per
>folder to 200, the metadata IS extracted.
>Could you test it and see whether it is the same on your computer?
>Thanks
>Renate
>
>
>
>With the option to create folders for the exploded CDS/ISIS databases, I
>have been able to explode two fiarly large databases. Both of these contain
>over 11,000 records. Exploding and building took approximately 30 minutes.
>However one database contains links to images and I have not been able to
>include these linked images in the collection since I get an error each time
>during the build.
><An error has occurred which will prevent the collection from being
>previewed>.
>Is there any way to get around this problem?
>Lucia
>
>Lucia Phillip
>NALIS
>Trinidad and Tobago
>
>
>
>On 9/19/06, Renate Morgenstern <rmorgenstern@unam.na> wrote:
> >
> > HI Michael,
> >
> > I now tested the new explode database with the option of specifying
> > the number of records per folder in a CDS/ISIS database.
> > I tested with 89 records and it worked fine. But now the database has
> > 171 records and when I use the option 100 records folder, it does not
> > extract the metadata from the ISIS records. When I set the limit per
> > folder to 200, the metadata IS extracted.
> > Could you test it and see whether it is the same on your computer?
> > Thanks
> > Renate
> >
> >
> > Mrs. Renate Morgenstern
> > University of Namibia Library
> > Head: Technical Services and Systems
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> > Tel: +264 61 2063869; Fax: +264 61 242124
> > email: rmorgenstern@unam.na
> > http://www.unam.na/ilrc/library/index.html
> >
> >
> >
> >
>
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