Re: [greenstone-users] 0 ways to find information in this collection

From Eric Lease Morgan
DateThu, 22 Apr 2004 14:23:21 -0500
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] 0 ways to find information in this collection
In-Reply-To (408746AC-7020109-cs-waikato-ac-nz)
On Apr 21, 2004, at 11:14 PM, John R. McPherson wrote:

>> Hmm... This sound plausible. I am running RH 7.3 or so. Are you
>> suggesting I:
>> 1. Compile expat.
>> 2. Create Perl libraries against expat
>> 3. Install expat and the libraries in the appropriate place(s).
>> If so, I believe I can do this as long as I know where to save the
>> resulting binaries and libraries (modules). Where? I don't see expat,
>> and what Perl library am I replacing in perllib?
> You are probably better off installing the version that comes with
> your linux distribution - I believe the redhat .rpm name is
> "perl-XML-Parser". That will install the perl frontend to the expat
> library.
> You should then delete the version that came with greenstone; delete
> the
> greenstone/perllib/cpan/XML and greenstone/perllib/cpan/auto/XML
> directories (and all their contents). Now greenstone will use the your
> distribution's version of these instead.

Again, thank you for the prompt reply.

I simply moved (removed) the XML libraries from perllib, gave it a go
again, and at first glance, things seem to work just fine. I'm relying
on my previously installed Perl XML-Parser modules. Yea! for PATH
environment variables. :-) 'More later. Thank you so very much!

Eric Lease Morgan
University Libraries of Notre Dame