Re: [greenstone-users] removal of documents for a greenstone repository

From Karen E. Medina
DateWed, 23 Feb 2005 10:28:05 -0600
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] removal of documents for a greenstone repository
In-Reply-To (421C7F46-3040001-atp-rub-de)

My bet is that most of us rebuild. Create a new collection, with the
documents you need. Then, when that looks good, move it to the proper

They are working on a more flexible indexer, but my interpretation is that
Greenstone was originally designed with more stable collections in mind.
But in reality, they are not stable.

Rebuilding for my stuff is very easy. But it may not be for someone
else's situation.

There are many other benefits to Greenstone that this small inconvenience
is not a problem for my stuff.

-karen medina

On Wed, 23 Feb 2005, schild wrote:

> Hi folks,
> Another question from my side. I am still in the process of evaluating
> Greenstone for our project. For our purposes it will be necessary to
> update the repository periodically. This also includes the removal of
> documents that have been imported into the repository at some time. I
> have not found any clue in the documentation, that tells me how to
> remove documents from a collection properly, that is not only deleting
> the files from the archive folder, but also update the indices that are
> created during the building process.
> I will be glad for any hints,
> Axel Schild
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-Karen Medina
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